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News & Announcements

Sep 12

Overseas Telework Guidance

OPM is pleased to share The Department of State’s Authority Regarding Domestic Employees Teleworking Overseas. The guidance on Overseas Telework addresses a long-standing need for information and policy guidance specific to overseas work arrangements. This information will help Federal agencies and employees understand the unique statutory requirements of this type of remote work arrangement.

May 21

OPM Releases Temporary Pay and Leave Guidance for Upcoming WMATA Project

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released a memo to agencies releasing telework and alternative work schedule guidance for Federal employees who will be affected by the upcoming Platform Improvement Project by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The memo encourages agencies to communicate these procedures to its workforce and use them in a manner that has minimal impact on its mission and service to the American people.

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Online Training

Through web-based training, OPM covers the essentials of telework to ensure that all Federal employees have access to the training they need to be motivated and effective teleworkers. Telework Fundamentals for Employees and Telework Fundamentals for Managers are now available on Telework.gov.

Find Agency Coordinators

Whether you want to telework, are currently teleworking, or are managing teleworkers—if you have questions about telework, your best resource is your agency Telework Coordinators and Telework Managing Officer.

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If I am a new Federal employee, can I start teleworking immediately?