Tag: Telework

OPM Encourages Use of Telework During the Shutdown

By on January 24, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Encourages Use of Telework During the Shutdown

OPM is reminding agencies to be as accommodating as possible to the needs of excepted employees working during the ongoing partial government shutdown.

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Teleworking as a Reasonable Accommodation is an Essential Right Granted to the Federal Employee

By on November 28, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Teleworking as a Reasonable Accommodation is an Essential Right Granted to the Federal Employee

Telework can be a reasonable accommodation provided to federal employees. The author looks at a court decision that illustrates how it can apply.

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Telework is the Focus of New Dismissal and Closure Procedures

By on November 25, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Telework is the Focus of New Dismissal and Closure Procedures

OPM recently updated its governmentwide closure and dismissal policies which include a new type of weather related leave and strong emphasis on telework.

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OPM Reminds Federal Employees About HR Flexibilities

By on September 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Reminds Federal Employees About HR Flexibilities

As hurricane seasons begins to reach its peak, OPM reminds federal employees of several HR flexibilities agencies can offer in emergency situations.

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Legislation Aims to Boost Telework Participation

By on July 28, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Aims to Boost Telework Participation

Recently introduced legislation would establish several provisions designed to boost telework among the federal workforce.

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Education Department Updates its Telework Policy

By on June 14, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Education Department Updates its Telework Policy

A new and more restrictive telework policy is being implemented at the Department of Education on October 1st.

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OPM Says Government is Open on June 12

By on June 11, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Says Government is Open on June 12

OPM said it’s business as usual in Washington despite the Capitals parade, but that agencies are encouraged to give federal employees administrative leave.

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NCUA Chief Runs Agency via Telework

on May 13, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Many agencies offer federal employees the option to telework, so why not agency heads? The chairman of the National Credit Union Administration is apparently pulling the task off successfully, albeit with some criticism.

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OPM Issues Final Weather/Safety Leave Regulations

By on April 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Final Weather/Safety Leave Regulations

OPM has issued final regulations about new weather/safety leave policies which will be of particular interest to federal employees who telework.

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Lawmakers Want a Fresh Look at Time and Attendance Abuse

By on April 2, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want a Fresh Look at Time and Attendance Abuse

A group of lawmakers have asked GAO to take a fresh look at time and attendance problems in agencies by updating a report it previously released in 2003.

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