Sixty percent of feds wouldn't be prepared to work remotely if their offices couldn't open, according to the results of a survey of IT executives released today.
A half-dozen unions have offered Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry a hand in developing policies that would ratchet up the numbers of teleworking feds.
More employees are working away from the office, according to a recent OPM report.
At-home investigators at the Office of Personnel Management helped to reduce the security clearance backlog, John Berry, OPM director, said today.
The overall number of teleworkers federal increased from 94,643 in 2007 to 102,900 in 2008, a report says.
The Defense Systems Information Agency will use teleworking to retain employees as it relocates to Fort Meade, Md.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wants to learn about unified Internet Protocol communication systems that could cut its operating costs.
Managers are finding new ways to protect their computing resources in an emergency without paying for idle capacity that doesn’t contribute to daily operations.
In a new survey, federal employees said their agencies don't offer much access to telework, alternative work schedules or similar benefits.
The new director of personnel management wants more employees working from home, for their benefit and for the benefit of others.
The Obama administration lays out a plan to increase the number of federal employees that regularly telecommute.
Senate and House panels have scheduled hearings on the disease outbreak, and the Office of Personnel Management has issued advice to federal employees.