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  • OPM to open D.C. area federal offices on Wednesday under 3-hour delay

    Federal employees in the D.C. area are able to return to their offices on Wednesday after snow forced their closure for two days.

  • Feds give OPM a big ‘thumbs up’ for Tuesday closing decision

    Federal workers applaud the Office of Personnel Management’s decision to close D.C.-area offices for the second day in a row, as many continue to dig out from Snowstorm Jonas.

  • How are you weathering the snowstorm?

    Federal News Radio wants to know how you’re staying warm this weekend. Share your snowstorm photos and tell us what you think about OPM’s snowstorm response.

  • Changing face of teleworking

    If the monster snowstorm hits and shuts down the government, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says key people will come into the office or work from home.

  • The end is here: It may be snow!

    What’s the most immediate threat facing Washington? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it isn’t North Korea’s H-bomb or the economic meltdown in China. It’s worse. It may snow.

  • OPM issues operating status guidance for winter season

    The Office of Personnel Management’s 2015-16 winter season dismissal and closure procedures are essentially the same as the ones issued last winter.

  • Federal agencies open Friday under two-hour delay

    Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are open Friday under a two-hour delayed arrival, and employees have the option for unscheduled leave or telework. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than two hours later than they would be expected to arrive.

  • Federal offices in DC, Baltimore closed Thursday due to snow storm

    The Office of Personnel Management closed federal offices in the D.C. area Thursday due to an impending snow storm. Emergency workers and telework-ready employees required to work “must follow their agency’s policies, including written telework agreements,” according to OPM. Federal agencies in the Baltimore area are also closed.

  • Federal agencies open Tuesday with option of unscheduled leave or telework

    Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are open Tuesday, but workers have the opportunity to take unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework.

  • Fed agencies in DC open Wednesday with unscheduled leave and telework in effect

    Federal agency offices in the Washington, D.C., area are open Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, but employees have the option to take unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework, according to the Office of Personnel Management.