2:32 am, May 28, 2015

Telework News

OPM's proposed snow policy: Stay or go when we say so

Employees would have to leave when OPM tells them to or stay in their buildings until OPM says it's safe to leave, under a proposed new snow policy.

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 04:35pm EDT

GSA rolls out 'opt-out' telework policy

The General Services Administration will announce a new policy that expands its telework and mobility options for employees.

Sunday - 10/30/2011, 10:33pm EDT

Does telework hurt office dynamics? Depends whom you ask

Teleworkers and non-teleworkers have very different views of the effects telework has on office dynamics. According to a Federal News Radio survey, teleworkers have a much more positive view of telework than those who work from their agency or company office.

Saturday - 10/22/2011, 02:30pm EDT

OPM may push telework harder in updated snow policy

The Office of Personnel Management is finalizing changes to the federal snow policy. Director John Berry won't share details yet, but he said telework shows the resiliency of government during bad weather.

Friday - 10/21/2011, 06:28pm EDT

GAO freezes hiring, considers furloughs

Government Accountability Office employees could face six days of furlough this year as the watchdog agency expects a possible cut of $35 to $42 million in its budget compared with last year.

Thursday - 10/20/2011, 01:44pm EDT

Managers need to unleash workers for successful telework

While agencies and employees are reaping the benefits of telework, many frontline supervisors remain reluctant. They have to learn to manage the work, not the workers, experts say.

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 05:46am EDT

Survey: Could telework harm office dynamics?

Telework is growing in the federal government but what will that mean for office dynamics? Take our survey.

Sunday - 10/16/2011, 11:15pm EDT

USDA makes advances in telework program

The number of teleworkers at the Department of Agriculture has swelled to more than 58,000 - up from just 16,000 a year ago.

Monday - 10/10/2011, 05:26pm EDT

Top 10 agencies with telework issues

How does your agency compare to others when it comes to allowing employees to telework? The latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey gives some insight.

Sunday - 10/02/2011, 08:55pm EDT

67 percent of feds don't know telework status

Over 67 percent of feds said their agencies have not told them of their telework status.

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 04:38pm EDT

How to implement telework at your agency

Cynthia Henderson is a leadership development expert, coach and trainer.

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 04:43pm EDT

How telework built

Telework was an integral part of the FederalNewsRadio redesign process. Find out how.

Sunday - 09/18/2011, 11:52pm EDT

Men, Millennials more likely to take pay cuts to telework

The two groups said they'd be willing to take a 10 percent cut in pay, or more, if it meant being able to telework, according to a new Mom Corps survey.

Sunday - 09/11/2011, 11:51pm EDT

Technology in the federal government

CISCO Senior Technical Manager John Carney and Senior Solutions Marketing Manager Tim Simon join host Bill Bransford to talk about the how to solve government's biggest technology issues.
September 9, 2011

Friday - 09/09/2011, 11:51pm EDT

OPM: Unscheduled leave, telework due to area flooding

Because of "localized flooding," the Office of Personnel Management announced federal agency employees in the Washington, D.C. area have the option for using unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework.

Friday - 09/09/2011, 06:24am EDT

Telework could save Ca. $1.5B annually

California's budget woes could be helped by an increase in the use of telework by state employees, according to a new report from the Telework Research Network.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 04:51pm EDT

FTC overhauls its IT network

The Federal Trade Commission is using enterprise architecture make its technology backbone faster, more efficient and able to run mobile devices.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 03:22pm EDT

Telework is more than a perk

Recent events have elevated the importance of telework in the federal government ranks.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 11:51pm EDT

What feds need to know after Hurricane Irene

The Office of Personnel Management and the General Services Administration are providing information for federal employees in the event Hurricane Irene causes federal building closures.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 02:17am EDT

Earthquake reinforces telework benefits

Thousands of office workers didn't have to deal with road construction and confusion about building closures after Tuesday's earthquake in Washington because they telecommute. Agencies with robust telework policies largely avoided the chaos. But others have been slow to implement the new policies required by the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010.

Thursday - 08/25/2011, 05:19am EDT
  • 5