A Federal News Network survey found the vast majority of employees say they’re more productive and working more or the same number of hours at home compared to the office. But when asked to predict whether their agency might fully embrace telework in the future, federal employees were far more mixed.
Customs and Border Protection said it rescinded weather and safety leave schedules for some officers to prepare for a potential influx of migrants at the southern border who might carry the virus. But the National Treasury Employees Union said the decision puts CBP officers at unnecessary risk at time when border traffic is down.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with more and more coronavirus prevention measures taking place, one senator thinks the Trump administration should launch a website, dedicated to providing information to the public.
Department of Homeland Security employees who work at a shuttered federal facility in Washington state must self-quarantine and telework for 14 days amid a coronavirus outbreak in the region, the agency said Tuesday.
Officials’ public pronouncements don’t reflect a government with its act together around the coronavirus outbreak.