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Congresswoman Wants Paid Leave for Some Teleworking Federal Employees

By on March 20, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congresswoman Wants Paid Leave for Some Teleworking Federal Employees

One Congresswoman is asking for paid leave to be provided to teleworking federal employees who are also caring for family members while at home.

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OMB Tells Agencies to Limit In-Person Contact, Maximize Telework to Combat Coronavirus

By on March 18, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OMB Tells Agencies to Limit In-Person Contact, Maximize Telework to Combat Coronavirus

OMB has issued another memo for agencies with action items to take to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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More Telework? Absolutely. But Far More is Needed During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By on March 18, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
More Telework? Absolutely. But Far More is Needed During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The author says that telework is an important tool to combat the coronavirus, but it is not the only solution for agencies to consider.

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Lawmakers Want an Executive Order Expanding Telework for the Coronavirus

By on March 17, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want an Executive Order Expanding Telework for the Coronavirus

A group of Senators have asked President Trump to issue an executive order with clear direction expanding telework in response to the coronavirus.

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USDA Closes Office Wing Due to Coronavirus But Faces Concerns on Telework

on March 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has closed a wing of its headquarters after one of its employees tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting concerns from some employees about the agency's telework policies.

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Can Telework Help the Government Stop the Coronavirus?

By on March 16, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Can Telework Help the Government Stop the Coronavirus?

The federal government is pushing telework as a way to help contain the coronavirus and keep agencies operational. Do you think it can work?

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OMB Calls for Expanded Telework, Leave Options for Coronavirus

By on March 13, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OMB Calls for Expanded Telework, Leave Options for Coronavirus

The Office of Management and Budget is asking federal agencies to make full use of telework and leave options to protect federal employees who are most at risk from the coronavirus.

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Tips to Turbocharge Your Telework Experience

By on March 13, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Tips to Turbocharge Your Telework Experience

Are you planning to telework to combat the Coronavirus? These are some tips to enhance your experience.

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SEC Becomes First Federal Agency to Ask DC Employees to Telework Over Potential Coronavirus Case

on March 10, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Securities and Exchange Commission is asking all personnel based at its headquarters to work from home due to an employee who may have coronavirus, becoming the first federal agency to ask its Washington employees to stay home.

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Coronavirus: Calls to Protect Federal Employees Ramping Up

By on March 8, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Coronavirus: Calls to Protect Federal Employees Ramping Up

As concerns mount about the coronavirus, lawmakers are pushing for more protections for federal employees.

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