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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 101 for Employees and Telework 101 for Managers are available on OPM’s Manager’s Corner, a site that contains a wide array of tools, training courses, and resources to assist in enhancing HR related technical and leadership competencies for all Federal leaders — supervisors, managers and executives.

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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Telework Report to Congress

The report shows that a growing number of agencies use telework as a strategic tool and are poised to achieve significant cost savings while meeting goals, achieving mission, and serving the American people.

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

News & Announcements

May 31

Impact of the Metro SafeTrack Project on Washington, DC, Area Federal Employees

On May 20, 2016, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released a memorandum to Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies regarding the impact of the Metro SafeTrack Project on Washington, DC, Area Federal Employees.

OPM recommends agencies review their policies and procedures on the use of workplace flexibilities during the SafeTrack project to help mitigate commuting disruptions. Additionally, OPM urges agencies to take steps to accurately monitor and track the use of telework and other workplace flexibilities during the project.

Jul 12

Telework Guidance during the Metro SafeTrack Project

In response to the Metro SafeTrack project, agencies should review their policies and procedures on the use of workplace flexibilities, including telework, to help mitigate commuting disruptions for their workforce.  To help agencies during this time, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management issued Guidance on the Use of Telework during Metro SafeTrack Project.

More Announcements

Attracting and retaining employees who are more productive and engaged through flexible workplace policies is not just good for business or for our economy – it’s good for our families and our future.”
President Barack Obama