Tag: Telework

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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Impasses Panel Signals Policy Shift: Want It? Prove You Need It!

By on January 25, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Impasses Panel Signals Policy Shift: Want It? Prove You Need It!

A recent case decision suggests the FSIP has shifted from its past philosophy. The author provides an analysis.

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Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

By on November 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has released his third annual report on what he deems to be wasteful spending within the federal government.

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OPM Urges Agencies to Let Federal Employees Telework During Inauguration Week

By on January 17, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Urges Agencies to Let Federal Employees Telework During Inauguration Week

OPM is encouraging agencies to let federal employees in the DC area telework this week to help alleviate traffic congestion related to Inauguration Day ceremonies.

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OPM: Federal Employees Should Take Day Off or Telework During Papal Visit

By on September 2, 2015 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM: Federal Employees Should Take Day Off or Telework During Papal Visit

The Office of Personnel Management is encouraging agency leaders to give federal workers the option to telework or take the day off for the Pope’s upcoming visit to Washington, DC.

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Supervising in the Virtual Age

By on September 6, 2011 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

If you are currently a supervisor in the Federal government, and there was any lingering doubt in your mind as to whether Federal agencies have entered the “Virtual Age,” the Telework Enhancement Act (TEA), signed into law on December 9, 2010, should have put those doubts to rest.

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Managing Telework – Travel and Inclement Weather

By on September 1, 2011 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

In part III of the series on managing telework, the author addresses the questions that can arise with respect to telework and inclement weather.

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