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By Phil Piemonte

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Yes, it’s called the Office of Work/Life/Wellness

The Government Accountability Office on Dec. 16 released a study on the effectiveness of OPM’s Office of Work/Life/Wellness.

That office is there to provide agencies with the guidance and information they need to develop and manage work/life initiatives—things like flexible scheduling to accommodate family needs, child and elder care, smoking cessation programs, health and wellness programs, etc.

Most agencies seemed to think OPM was doing a good job of helping them implement such programs—and make decisions on whether and how to do so in an economically challenged fiscal environment. Which set us to wondering: How much is the average fed getting out of these programs?

Do you avail yourself of such programs when they are available? Are they available? How important are they to you? Which ones do you want that your agency does not yet offer?

Inquiring GovCareerNetwork minds want to know.

Posted by Phil Piemonte on Dec 17, 2010 at 12:13 PM


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