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FCW Forum: Are feds pressured to work while 'off the clock'?

In response to a recent Blog post about telework, one reader said that supervisors take advantage of the fact that many employees are accessible after office hours through Web-based e-mail, Blackberries and laptops. "…[M]anagement and compensation practices have not been changed to properly recognize work out of the office," the reader notes. "Just look how many years it took to get the travel regulations changed to recognize that employees on travel regularly gave up many hours beyond an 8-hour day without a penny of compensation." (Read the complete comment here.) What do you think?

Posted by John Stein Monroe on Sep 10, 2007 at 12:12 PM


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