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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 , 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 , 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 , Dorothy Ramienski

Wednesday - 02/10/2010, 01:09pm EST
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Snow causes some traffic problems in Virginia

A fast-moving storm left a light coating of snow on roads that was gone just a few hours later, but not before it caused a series of crashes in Virginia.

Tags: snow , snow closing , VDOT , DDOT , SHA , State Highway Administration , Virginia Department of Transportation , District Department of Transportation , Ron Riley

Friday - 01/07/2011, 06:58am EST

Feds share thoughts about blizzard response with OPM Director John Berry

During a recent Washington Council of Governments meeting, the OPM director talked about what he's heard from federal employees.

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

Tuesday - 04/06/2010, 08:00pm EDT
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Federal govt. open on time on Wed., Feb 17, 2010

All federal employees should report on time.

Tags: pay & benefits , snow ,

Tuesday - 02/16/2010, 05:56pm EST

Analysis: Senior Correspondent Mike Causey on snow closings

WFED's Mike Causey says it's the worst decision any OPM director ever has to make.

Tags: pay & benefits , Mike Causey , OPM , John Berry , snow ,

Tuesday - 02/16/2010, 03:29pm EST
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OPM Director Berry doesn't regret decision to open

Berry tells Federal News Radio that he considered many factors before deciding to call for a delayed opening/unscheduled leave. He stressed that he was under no political pressure to do so, and expressed his desire to use the entire week as a reason to push for an increase in teleworking throughout the federal government.

Tags: pay & benefits , OPM , John Berry , snow , telework , COOP , telecommuting , Dorothy Ramienski

Friday - 02/12/2010, 08:00pm EST
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Analysis: Snow, closings set historic record for federal government

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has more.

Tags: pay & benefits , Mike Causey , OPM , snow , John Berry , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 02/09/2010, 08:00pm EST
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Former OPM director weighs in on difficulty of snow closing call

It is one of the toughest decisions for an OPM director: whether to close the government or not. We hear from former OPM director Linda Springer.

Tags: mngt , Linda Springer , OPM , Ernst & Young

Monday - 02/08/2010, 08:24pm EST
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