Posts Tagged ‘Telework 2010’

House Passes Telework Bill

Broadband's Impact July 14th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2010- With a vote of 290-131 the House of Representatives has passed the Telework Improvements Act of 2010 which expands telework options for federal employees. During the snow storms which occurred this past winter the federal government lost $71 million in productivity for each day of the four days it was closed. Originally the cost was estimated at $100 million but it was decreased after the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) determined that 30 percent of federal employees teleworked during the storm.

Study: More Federal Workers Seek Teleworking Opportunities

Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan June 21st, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2010 – More federal workers wish to telework and the government should study private sector efforts to make that happen, according to a new study.

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