Letter: Pro-telework policies for feds overdue

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.

Letter: Telework expansion depends tax removal

A reader writes about the barrier of taxation and how the Telecommuter Tax Fairness Act can help.

House telework bill advances

Stronger language added to bill to ensure that data that is transferred to the home computers of teleworkers is kept secure.

Smart phones, smart leadership?

Management becomes a 24/7 job when executives,managers and supervisors get BlackBerrys.

Senate appropriators look to boost telework

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment to its Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill that would boost federal teleworking requirements.

Letter: GSA's attention divided by telework issues

A reader asks Lurita Doan, GSA's administrator, to focus on tackling the Alliant contract and other major tasks under the agency's mission.

GSA cakewalking to its telework goal

Doan’s push: 50 percent by 2010.

Letter: Upper managers are blocking telework

A reader says Army employees have been waiting for a telework policy for far too long.

House committee approves telework bill

The measure to expand teleworking now goes to the full House; the Senate will consider similar legislation.

Letter: Telework programs need leaders with vision

Many are put in positions because they were next in line and/or with little or no management and leadership experience/education.

Letter: Some managers resist telework

[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.

Letter: What are some telework guidelines?

My agency is using the excuse of positions not being "appropriate" for teleworking.

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