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Department of Homeland Security

Telecommuting reduces transit subsidy cost and overhead costs

I suggest you further support teleworking. Many agencies, including FEMA, provide transportation subsidies for commuting to the office. When teleworking the commute costs are eliminated and there are no transit subsidy costs. Even if an employee telecommutes 2 days a week the commute costs is reduced. Additionaly, overhead costs associated with workspace can be minimized if there are less people reporting to an office.... more »

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Office of Personnel Management

Require Telework on Snow Days

Require Telework on Snow Days. Any Federal employee who telecommutes should be required, unless directed otherwise by management, to telework on days the office is closed for snow (or any other reason), and also automatically allowed to telecommute if there is a delayed opening or liberal leave policy in place, provided the employee properly planned for it.

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Department of Homeland Security

Mandated Telecommuting

Mandate Telecommuting and reduce in-office workdays for federal employees in metropolitan areas. Most agency policies allow but do not encourage or mandate use of this energy saving and pollution prevention practice. If an average federal employee tarvels 15 miles each dircetion to work a mandated 2 days per week telecommuting policy would eliminate and estimated 3000 miles of cummuting annually reducing carbon emissions... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

More Telecommuting

Instead of allowing Managers to hold back telecommuting (and they are) it needs to be expanded. New language needs to come down from the department level saying to use it as much as possible and enforce it. The President and previous President has signed off on this as has Congress but it's not getting down to the worker bees.

If your position is the type where a large percentage is done on the computer or phone... more »

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