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Telework News

Are federal managers getting the telework training they need?

According to a recent survey, most respondents said increased telework training has not been built into their 2012 budgets.

Sunday - 08/21/2011, 05:48pm EDT

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Monday - 08/15/2011, 06:18pm EDT

Telework and locality pay - what are you entitled to?

Locality pay in the federal government is based on an employee's "official duty station." But how does a teleworker determine what that is?

Sunday - 08/14/2011, 07:45pm EDT

Federal Executive Boards unite Washington and the field

The 28 Federal Executive Boards across the country play an integral role in bringing agencies together and ensuring communication to and from Washington. The organizations coordinate agencies' efforts and provide input during policy development. FEBs play a key role during emergencies by acting as the conduit of information.

Wednesday - 08/10/2011, 05:48am EDT

Is there a dark side to telecommuting?

George Mason University Professor Stephen Ruth says there's reason to be cautious about the increasing use of telework.

Monday - 08/08/2011, 08:36pm EDT

Ron Martin reflects on career

A new ongoing series by Federal News Radio tells the stories of long-time federal employees.

Thursday - 08/04/2011, 04:22pm EDT

Why aren't more people teleworking?

Personal and professional issues come into play for people deciding whether or not to telework.

Monday - 08/01/2011, 06:41am EDT

GSA will charge employees for parking

GSA employees will no longer be able to park for free in federal buildings around the National Capital Region.

Monday - 07/25/2011, 08:13am EDT

More guidance needed for emergency telework plans

While the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 required agencies to include telework policies in their continuity of operation plans, GAO found agencies lack a definition of what "inclusion" means.

Sunday - 07/24/2011, 06:23pm EDT

OMB sets minimum telework security requirements

The administration's new memo instructs agencies to secure the information, programs and networks used by employees working outside the office, and to prevent employees from using government resources to access porn.

Monday - 07/18/2011, 03:02pm EDT

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
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