Tag: Telework

Crackdown on Telework Could Jam Your Commute

on January 15, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Traffic in the Washington, DC area may get worse thanks to the government's efforts to cut back on telework.

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An Irrational Approach to Telework?

on January 14, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says that the Trump administration has been scaling back telework in the federal government, but does not appear to have a valid reason to do so.

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DC Area Federal Offices Closing Early Today

By on January 7, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
DC Area Federal Offices Closing Early Today

DC area federal employees get to go home early on January 7, 2020 according to an announcement from OPM.

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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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