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What does teleworking in government have to do with those two-way wrist radios of the 1950s? More than you think according to Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Could the people in your office be trusted to get the job done if they were allowed to work from home? Would stepped up teleworking boost productivity and reduce traffic, or simply result in more daytime TV watchers? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says today's a red letter day for wannabeteleworkers.
Having failed to gain passage in late May, Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes is predicting success this time for his bill to expand teleworking in the federal government. Sarbanes' bill could be considered by the full House as early as Wednesday.
The differences between federal workers and the private sector can be seen in the way they look at telework.
Experts say nothing will matter unless agency managers buy-in to the idea that telework is an operational advantage.
The next challenge for supporters of teleworking in the government has nothing to do with laptops, laws or cybersecurity. Instead, experts say that challenge will be to convince the recalcitrant manager in the office down the hall, who doesn't like the idea.
Tags: management , Danette Campbell , OPM , John Berry , Coalition for Effective Change , Partnership for Public Service , PTO , GSA , Margaret Higgins , NTEU , Kurt Vondran , Max Cacas , Rachel Stevens , pay and benefits
In case of emergency, do you know what your telework options are? OPM says NOW is the time to find out.
A new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton outlines the importance of telework, and what the federal government can do to increase the amount of feds to telecommute. We get details from Booz Allen Hamilton Senior Vice President Abe Zwany.
Veterans Affairs is looking for a virtual call center prototype.
Agencies, such as PTO and Transportation, provide success stories for senior leaders. But telework also is hindered by the lack of comparable resources at home versus the office.