A reader says allowing feds to telework is a way to minimize highway traffic, save money on government building space and provide fed commuters with relief from gas prices.
A reader writes about the barrier of taxation and how the Telecommuter Tax Fairness Act can help.
Stronger language added to bill to ensure that data that is transferred to the home computers of teleworkers is kept secure.
Management becomes a 24/7 job when executives,managers and supervisors get BlackBerrys.
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment to its Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill that would boost federal teleworking requirements.
A reader asks Lurita Doan, GSA's administrator, to focus on tackling the Alliant contract and other major tasks under the agency's mission.
Doan’s push: 50 percent by 2010.
A reader says Army employees have been waiting for a telework policy for far too long.
The measure to expand teleworking now goes to the full House; the Senate will consider similar legislation.
[Management] at top levels say they are for it, however, they deny it at almost every opportunity except at the highest levels -- GS-11 and above -- because the rules say it [requires] their approval.
Many are put in positions because they were next in line and/or with little or no management and leadership experience/education.
In the private sector, if employees don't produce, they are canned. If the workforce doesn't produce, management gets canned or the company goes under. With feds there is no such accountability.