Tag: Telework

Is Telework on the Way Out?

By on November 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Is Telework on the Way Out?

Some leaders see telework as a great benefit that leads to more productivity; others think it just creates problems. Which view is correct?

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Are You Entitled to Weather and Safety Leave if you Telework?

By on November 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Are You Entitled to Weather and Safety Leave if you Telework?

OPM has addressed some common questions federal employees may have regarding weather and safety leave.

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Weather and Safety Leave, Evacuation Payments Among HR Aids for Federal Employees During Hurricane Season

By on September 5, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Weather and Safety Leave, Evacuation Payments Among HR Aids for Federal Employees During Hurricane Season

OPM is reminding federal agencies of the HR flexibilities they can offer to federal employees to assist them during hurricane season.

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OPM Suggests Teleworking to Beat the Summer Heat

By on July 17, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Suggests Teleworking to Beat the Summer Heat

The Washington, DC area is under a heat advisory, and OPM is reminding agencies of workplace flexibilities to help employees beat the heat.

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OPM Encourages Use of Telework During Metro Project

By on May 22, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Encourages Use of Telework During Metro Project

OPM is encouraging agencies to use workplace flexibilities in light of an upcoming Metro construction project.

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Official Time, Telework and Labor Relations in 2019

By on April 10, 2019 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Official Time, Telework and Labor Relations in 2019

An agency and a union went before the FSIP to resolve a bargaining dispute about official time and telework procedures. Here are the results.

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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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