The IRS faces a three-pronged challenge: disbursing stimulus checks, extending the tax filing season to July 15 and carrying all of this out with about half of its employees working from home.
With a majority of federal employees teleworking, here are some best practices and lessons learned from experienced teleworkers for how you can be successful in your new “office” and approach to managing.
Maryland is among the states with the highest concentration of federal employees, agencies and contractors, making drafting of the emergency stimulus bill signed last Friday by President Donald Trump especially important.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is out with a new report detailing sexual harassment in the federal workplace.
Most of the people Senior Correspondent Mike Causey knows who are teleworking are going a little stir-crazy, binge-watching junk on TV they wouldn’t even know existed otherwise.
The Justice Department sent guidance to state and local law enforcement telling them to allow federal employees to travel to and from work during lock down.
Federal News Network surveyed more than 1,000 federal employees about their telework situation and received 700 answers to open ended questions that explained how feds felt about their agency’s decision making process.
Federal News Network conducted an exclusive online survey of its readers asking about their current telework situation and found 77% say they are teleworking because of the coronavirus emergency.
It looks as if the coronavirus crisis might force some needed workforce reforms permanently.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management granting agencies new authorities to help in their response to the coronavirus pandemic.
If you’re gonna have to telework, you might as well do it right.
The bureau’s public information chief Michael Cook joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more information on the implications.
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OMB told agencies to offer “maximum telework flexibilities to all current telework eligible employees” due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the majority of feds aren’t eligible.