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Telework proves its worth, even in the planning stages of an emergency.
With numerous cases suggesting the spread of swine flu on college campuses in recent weeks, medical experts continue to recommend preparation for a possible H1N1 pandemic this fall. The Undersecretary of Management for one of the largest Federal departments is ordering agencies to test teleworkers' abilities to work away from the office and review other continuity-of-operations planning all this week.
Some surprising findings from a GAO study of federal government preparedness for a possible flu pandemic. A Senate subcommittee holds hearings days after the World Health Organization declares H1N1 flu virus spread has officially reached pandemic status. Agencies bracing for possible return of swine flu this fall.
A telework advocacy group issues a report card on the federal government's telework efforts during the recent outbreak of the H1N1 flu virus. A survey of feds reveals a mixed bag when it comes to agency preparedness for the possibility of a disease outbreak that could keep workers from getting to their offices.