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Federal government offices in the D.C. region remain open today but unscheduled leave and unscheduled telework are in effect due to light snow in the forecast.
Many agencies are not as gung-ho on telework as the Obama Administration or lawmakers would have it, according to a recent Congressional Research Service survey. The Department of Veterans Affairs allows just one-tenth of its employees to telework. At other agencies, most workers who are eligible to telework do not.
Tom Simmons, an expert on federal telework initiatives and vice president for Federal Systems at Citrix Systems, says that while the Telework Enhancement Act made greater mobility a mandate, a cultural shift in the workforce may be a driving factor behind an increase teleworking.
Steve Vinsik, vice president and partner, Global Security Solutions for Unisys Corporation, joins host John Gilroy to talk about biometrics, border protection, air cargo, and telework.
January 3, 2012
Tags: technology , Unisys , biometrics , border protection , NSTIC , biometric security , Unisys Security Index , malware , Steve Vinsik , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk , cloud computing , cyber security
Is your IT shop actively involved in your telework program? Here's a few reason they should be.
Without Congressional action, the public transit benefit that many federal employees use to take the subway, bus or vanpool to work will decrease on Jan. 1 from $230 to $125 per month. Feds said, for the most part, they'll continue to use mass transit even if it costs them more to get to work.
Tags: mass transit benefit , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , Congress , Ben Cardin , Barbara Mikulski , Matthew Magazu , Shannon Richardson , FEMA , Caroline Tiplin , Keith Eichenholz , HHS , Emily Kopp , pay and benefits
Security is a major telework concern for the Library of Congress and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. But, both agencies have found ways to make it work for them.
The panel will discuss, the evolving perspectives and practices of telework within the federal government and FedScoop's 2011 Telework survey and their recent study titled Telework 2011. Federal Agencies are looking at telework as a way to lower the cost of government, attract and retain top talent, enable emergency readiness plans, decrease their carbon footprint and take advantage of technology improvements to work more efficiently.
Are you a federal manager? Then you need these 13 tips for managing the new crop of teleworkers in your office.