Tag: Telework

DC Area Federal Employees Encouraged to Telework Starting Today

January 15, 2021 7:09 AM
DC Area Federal Employees Encouraged to Telework Starting Today

OPM is encouraging federal employees in the Washington, DC area to telework or use leave in anticipation of Inauguration Day activities.

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Feds in DC: Five Days Off With One Day of Leave

December 17, 2020 12:56 PM , Updated January 15, 2021 8:05 AM
Feds in DC: Five Days Off With One Day of Leave

Many federal employees in the Washington, DC area will have two holidays in one week in January 2021.

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Is It Time to Tax Telework?

November 12, 2020 1:31 PM
Is It Time to Tax Telework?

Telework has grown sharply during the pandemic, and a tax on remote workers has been pitched as a way to level the workforce playing field.

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FedSmith Readers Think Telework is Sustainable Long Term

October 30, 2020 8:48 AM
FedSmith Readers Think Telework is Sustainable Long Term

Is telework a viable long-term options for the federal workforce? FedSmith readers think it is.

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Is Telework a Viable Long-Term Option?

October 7, 2020 11:49 AM , Updated October 30, 2020 9:11 AM
Is Telework a Viable Long-Term Option?

2020 saw an unprecedented boom in telework thanks to the coronavirus, but is it a realistic long-term option for the federal workforce? Here’s your chance to weigh in.

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The Coronavirus Blues

August 28, 2020 2:22 PM , Updated October 8, 2020 1:25 PM
The Coronavirus Blues

How is your life likely to change in a “new normal” world? Are you adapting?

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Senators Introduce a Second Bill in Push to Expand Telework

August 12, 2020 11:56 AM
Senators Introduce a Second Bill in Push to Expand Telework

Three Senators are making a second legislative push to expand telework for federal employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Senators Continue Push for More Telework

August 3, 2020 4:17 PM
Senators Continue Push for More Telework

More lawmakers are continuing to make their case for keeping federal employees on telework to protect them from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Is Telework’s Recent Success Proof That Agencies Should Be Moved Out of Washington?

August 3, 2020 7:03 AM , Updated December 12, 2020 5:39 PM

One Senator says that the success of federal employees teleworking during the pandemic is proof that federal agencies don’t need to be in the DC area.

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FedSmith Readers Say They Are Afraid to Return to Work in Their Offices

July 31, 2020 12:47 PM , Updated August 12, 2020 8:56 AM
FedSmith Readers Say They Are Afraid to Return to Work in Their Offices

A majority of respondents to our latest survey say it’s too early for federal employees to stop telework and that they do not feel safe returning to the office.

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