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2020 FEVS: What we learned about the federal workforce during COVID-19

New data from the most recent Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey shows how agencies expanded telework during the pandemic to parts of the workforce where…

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What is the best role for unions in the federal workplace?

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Senators growing frustrated with SSA’s closed offices, pandemic workarounds

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Ahuja vows to bring stable leadership to OPM after years of turnover at the top

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Fearing a post-pandemic talent exodus, agencies view telework as key retention tool

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SBA executives ‘beyond doubt’ that teleworking employees are more productive

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Pandemic telework has been a boon for DoD worker productivity, IG says

About 88% of DoD employees say their productivity increased or stayed the same while teleworking.

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo, doors at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building are locked and covered with blinds as a sign posted advises that the office will be closed during the partial government shutdown in Seattle. Videos and reports claiming that you'll have to pay back the relief checks the federal government is sending to millions of Americans are false, federal agencies confirmed to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

IRS more than doubled teleworking employees in 2020, IG data shows

By the end of September, nearly 60,700 IRS employees reported spending at least some time teleworking — a 134% increase from the weekly average before…

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Army’s top R&D command charts a course for post-pandemic telework

In a new “future of work” concept paper, the Army’s biggest R&D organization told employees it wants them to work whenever and wherever they’re most productive, even once the pandemic ends.

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