Telework


Teleworkers experience lower amounts of stress, study finds

In the wake of the passage of the federal telework bill, newly published research shows that employees who telecommute the majority of the work week are more satisfied with their jobs compared to those who do not. Working remotely alleviates more stress than it creates.

Issa sets tone for Government Reform Committee

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said he plans to examine government operations and find ways to improve them.

Republicans target telework bill for oversight

Republicans pledge to restore oversight measures to the telework bill, while supporters say savings could far outweigh costs.

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Telework bill finally on president's desk

Legislation is an attempt to greatly increase the number of federal employees allowed to telework, but its critics say it won't do the job.

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The state of telework in the government

The closing of federal agencies last winter proved how telework can help keep work from piling up as high as the record snowfall.

4 ingredients of a telework success

Cover these four essentials to outfit a workforce that can take work-at-home days -- planned or not -- in stride.

The telework kit: Regular vs. ad hoc home workers

Here are checklists to provide gear for two types of teleworkers.

Don't try this at home

Here are a few common telework taboos.

Navy tests telework tool for reserves

A CAC-enabled mobile access device could provide secure remote connections from any computer to resources inside the Navy network for Reserve personnel not on active duty.

Satellites come to the rescue when ground systems fail

Responders in disaster areas are relying on mobile satellite connections more frequently for IP data connections than for voice.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!