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Obama gives feds right to request more flexible work options

Federal employees now have the right to request a more flexible work schedule and managers must "carefully" consider those requests, President Barack Obama told agency heads in a June 23 memo on expanding workplace flexibility in the federal government. The memo, which coincided with a White House conference on working families, also encourages agency heads to expand flexible workplace policies, such as telework, alternative work schedules and temporary part-time duty "to the maximum extent practicable."

Tags: workforce , management , telework , Barack Obama , Mike Aitken , SHRM , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 01:37pm EDT

Tiny DoD office earns only federal award for workplace flexibility

Out of 300 employers to be recognized for creating flexible workplaces this year, the William Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies is the only federal entity that made the cut.

Tags: DoD , workforce , telework , William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies , Jeff Murphy , Jared Serbu

Monday - 08/19/2013, 05:25am EDT

OPM: Agencies can use flexible work schedule for science, engineering activities

The Office of Personnel Management wants agencies to use workplace flexibility to encourage federal workers to pursue activities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics or STEM.

Tags: OPM , John Berry , workforce , hiring , STEM , human capital , CHCO Council

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 11:15am EDT

OPM study on workplace flexibility moves forward

OPM's new study is focused on workplace flexibility, but what are they hoping to learn?

Tags: Deloitte Consulting , Federal Drive , OPM , Naomi Leventhal , Suzanne Kubota , ROWE , telework

Friday - 07/09/2010, 10:40am EDT
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DoD needs more workplace flexibility

Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday that creating a more flexible workplace is a "strategic imperative" for the Defense Department. He said the military must make the same adaptations that are being made in the private sector and in civilian agencies if it intends to hold onto its talent.

Tags: DoD , pay and benefits , Society of Human Resource Management , Families and Work Institute , Michael Mullen , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 02/02/2011, 07:04am EST
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