Telework


OPM: Discuss telework options before weather hits

The Office of Personnel Management is encouraging federal employees eligible to telework to discuss their work plans with managers in advance of Tuesday’s expected winter storm.

Federal furloughs: The telework factor

If a proposal to require federal employees to take unpaid leave passes, will you work anyway?

Snow-day telework rules loosen up

The Office of Personnel Management announced a new "unscheduled" telework policy for federal workers who are unable to commute to work due to severe weather or other emergencies.

Thousands signing up for Telework Week

The Telework Exchange is reporting that with 5,480 pledges to participate already made, the total amount saved by those taking part in next month’s Telework Week event will be approximately $340,000.

Patti Titus

3 federal IT security predictions for 2011

Unisys' Patricia Titus says we can expect to see three important security trends this year in response to the growing number of employees who connect to government networks via mobile and/or personal devices.

Telework lessons from four federal agencies

A new report shows how four federal agencies overcame technological, operational and management challenges to establish effective telework strategies.

Get this: Two new laws with a fan base

The Plain Writing and Telework Enhancement acts receive the online equivalent of a standing ovation, reports GovLoop’s Andy Krzmarzick.

Snow-day telework rules loosen up

The Office of Personnel Management announced a new "unscheduled" telework policy for federal workers who are unable to commute to work due to severe weather or other emergencies.

How to make telework work

The Telework Exchange recommends steps agencies should take to implement the Telework Enhancement Act signed by President Barack Obama last week.

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3 arguments for telework managed services

Managed services offer one way to avoid the network problems that can plague teleworkers, writes Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions at Hughes.

Telework bill becomes law

Obama has signed the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 into law, which will allow eligible federal workers to telecommute.