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Federal government closed on Wednesday

Federal News Radio has learned that the federal government will be closed on Wed., Feb. 10, 2010. OPM Director John Berry talked earlier this week about how his makes his decision and about why he thinks teleworking is more important than ever.

Tags: pay & benefits , management , John Berry , OPM , snow closings , telework , telecommuting , working from home , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 02/09/2010, 01:05pm EST

Federal govt. open Tuesday under delayed arrival, unscheduled leave

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.

Tags: pay & benefits , management , OPM , snow closings , John Berry , Dorothy Ramienski

Monday - 02/15/2010, 01:34pm EST

OPM's decision to open gov't. questioned after horrific commute

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.

Tags: pay & benefits , management , OPM , John Berry , snow closings , traffic , commute , WTOP , Dorothy Ramienski

Friday - 02/12/2010, 03:03pm EST

Federal government open on Friday, Feb. 12

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.

Tags: pay & benefits , management , snow closings , OPM , John Berry , Dorothy Ramienski

Thursday - 02/11/2010, 01:14pm EST

Federal government closed on Thursday

The federal government will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, according to the Office of Personnel Management. OPM John Berry tells Federal News Radio that he made the decision after a conference call with other local officials at 6 p.m., which has been the procedure all week.

Tags: pay & benefits , management , OPM , John Berry , snow closings , Dorothy Ramienski

Wednesday - 02/10/2010, 01:09pm EST

Fort Belvoir braves the blizzard

'We placed teams from Do­minion Power, the dining fa­cility, FMWR, and snow re­moval personnel on post. I'm convinced this saved many from more extensive power outages, ensured Soldiers were fed, assisted in clearing roads faster, and contributed to the overall safety of the work force,' Col. Jerry Blixt said.

Tags: mngt , lessons learned , Ft. Belvior , Jerry Blixt , after the storm

Friday - 02/12/2010, 09:30am EST

In snow, what's easiest commute for feds?

WTOP's Mark Segraves sat down with Metro's new General Manager Richard Sarles, who explained how the federal government and D.C. Metro coordinate to make the easiest commutes.

Tags: Mark Segraves , Richard Sarles , WTOP , commute , weather , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 02:15pm EST

Causey: Telework is great, except when...

Mike Causey outlines some of the hurdles to telework.

Tags: Mike Causey , telework , ROWE , electricity , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 03:00pm EST

Did feds' early dismissal contribute to gridlock?

WTOP's Adam Tuss and WFED's Mike Causey assess OPM's call to call an early dismissal Wednesday and a late arrival Thursday due to snow.

Tags: Adam Tuss , WTOP , Mike Causey , John Berry , OPM , telework , early dismissal , Dorobek Insider

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 02:36pm EST
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