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Telework News

Loosecubes offers new options for teleworkers

The company connects people looking for office space with those offering it.

Monday - 07/18/2011, 02:01am EDT

Telework gaining steam, report says

A new report shows telework growing in the years from 2005-2009, and the federal government led the way.

Monday - 07/11/2011, 06:55am EDT

OPM prepares for 'above normal' hurricane season

OPM Director John Berry reminded federal employees of their benefits and other options in preparation for an unusual hurricane season.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 08:01pm EDT

'Gizmo' helps determine telework eligibility

Are you eligible to telework? The Telework Exchange wants to help.

Monday - 07/04/2011, 02:01am EDT

NSA wants bulletproof smartphones

The National Security Agency wants to be able to outfit military personnel with commercial smartphones and tablets -- but based on a NSA security design.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 08:30am EDT

Three quick telework factoids

Numbers about telework have been popping up in the news.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 04:00am EDT

BRAC move inspires a prize-winning telework program

Nine out of ten employees at one federal office are now teleworking nine out of ten days, adding up to a whole lot of happy.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 04:00am EDT

Telework deadline passes - are you eligible?

Under the Telework Enhancement Act, agencies were supposed to have told their employees by Tuesday whether they were allowed to telework. OPM said telework coordinators say they have processes in place to meet the law's requirements. A new survey finds the law having an impact on telecommuting across the government.

Wednesday - 06/08/2011, 07:28am EDT

Snowmageddon without the snow

DC power outage leaves teleworkers flying the COOP.

Monday - 06/06/2011, 04:00am EDT

Outages continue, closing some federal offices

PEPCO's underground power network has failed again. Power was restored briefly last night. Then failed. Affected agencies will each make their own call on whether to open to this morning.

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 08:22am EDT

ATF, FERC, GSA offices closed due to power outage

About 3,400 customers in the Washington region are without power amid a heat wave. Among them, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and ATF, prompting them to close for the day. Employees are encouraged to telework as possible.

Wednesday - 06/01/2011, 11:38am EDT

Where's the (telework) money?

Remember the idea of a stipend to help pay for the technology you REALLY want?

Monday - 05/30/2011, 04:00am EDT

Twitter on Telework

Take a look at some of the buzz about telework on Twitter.

Monday - 05/23/2011, 04:00am EDT

Desktops fade, telework options grow

Census and DISA are losing the hardwires in favor of mobility.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 04:00am EDT

DISA employees staying on, despite BRAC

Seventy percent of the Defense Information System Agency's workers are making the move to Ft. Meade, Md. DISA, however, is keeping the pipeline of potential new hires stocked and taking steps to improve the hiring process. Vendors also have not seen a large exit of employees, but could later this fall.

Thursday - 05/12/2011, 07:56am EDT

DISA offers telework as an alternative to BRAC traffic

In the latest installment of BRAC Impact: A Federal News Radio and WTOP In-Depth Series, Jack Penkoske discusses about the telework option to help with the transportation challenges brought on by BRAC.

Wednesday - 05/11/2011, 08:17am EDT

Survey: Feds anxiety over BRAC high

Federal News Radio conducted an online survey about how the changes to DoD's structure and facilities is affecting federal employees. Respondents expressed frustration over planning, concern over traffic, and doubt about whether moving offices will improve how they meet their mission.

Monday - 05/09/2011, 04:24pm EDT

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Monday - 05/09/2011, 11:59am EDT

How to be a more productive teleworker

Even long-time teleworkers may have overlooked ways to get more out of their telework zone.

Monday - 05/09/2011, 05:38am EDT

Don't be intimidated by telework agreements

Don't let the paperwork scare you off.

Monday - 05/02/2011, 04:00am EDT
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