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Director John Berry sends a memo to agency CHCOs asking for hiring needs and plans for 2010 and 2011. Agencies hire more than 400 fellows annually.
After three failed attempts, director Berry hopes to focus only on what needs to be fixed now. Information request comes seven months after agency ended its latest attempt.
OPM Director Berry sees managers and money as the two biggest obstacles to telework, and he's got some ideas about overcoming both.
"Change" has been the mantra of John Berry, the director of the Office of Personnel Management. Yesterday, he shared his latest thoughts on how he plans to implement change with the Federal Managers Association.
OPM notice in the Federal Register says first meeting will take place Feb. 26 in Washington. The goal is to gather suggestions to create labor-management forums in each agency.
The Office of Personnel Management has decided to open the federal government in the Washington, D.C. area under a delayed arrival/unscheduled leave policy for Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010.
Commuters in the D.C. area faced grueling traffic backups on Friday morning. This, combined with a train derailment on the Red Line heading into the city has prompted many to deem the morning rush, "the commute from hell". Federal News Radio has contacted the Office of Personnel Management about their decision to open the federal government, and is waiting for a response.
Now that the worst of the weather has passed, the Office of Personnel Management and the Obama administration are looking at lessons learned regarding the federal government's teleworking policies.
Federal agencies in the Washington, DC, area are open under a delayed arrival/unscheduled leave policy. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than 2 hours later than they would normally arrive, and employees who cannot report for work may take unscheduled leave.
With the Federal Government closed for a record fourth day because of two back-to-back blizzards in the DC area, agency heads are now thinking about how to stay open in spite of weather related emergencies. One Federal agency says it has found the solution.