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IBM Releases Telework Study

The IBM Center for the Business of Government recently released a study highlighting the progresses of government agencies’ implementation of telework opportunities. Following the passage of  “The Telework Enhancement Act of 2010,” the report examines the four agencies that have most successfully implemented telework programs and offers recommendations to federal …

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Phoning It In: Senate Passes Teleworking Bill

More federal workers could be phoning it in – in a good way, as the Senate approved new teleworking legislation Sept. 30. The bill, which is similar to one passed by the House of Representatives in July, makes all federal workers eligible to telecommute and stipulates that teleworking be part …

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Dialing Back on Teleworking?

At a monthly meeting of the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations earlier this week, co-chair of the council John Berry got the ball rolling on the future of teleworking by asking members to volunteer for a work group. But the ball may not roll very far. Federal Chief Performance …

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Telework Bill Passes through House

The House voted 290-131 yesterday to approve the Telework Improvements Act, a legislation that allows federal employees to telework at least 20 percent of the hours worked in every two administrative workweeks. Under the bill, the Office of Personnel Management would develop a telework policy for all employees in federal …

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Telework Improvements Act Passed

The 2009 Telework Improvements Act, a bill that plans to increase telework in federal agencies, was unanimously passed Wednesday by a House subcommittee. The bill would permit government employees to work via telephone from home at least two days every two weeks as long as there is no interference with …

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