Telework in the News

Federal agencies are told to help commuting employees cope with Metrorail disruption Federal agencies have been urged to allow more telework and alternative work schedules for their employees during the current work on Metrorail.

Telepresence Robots Keep Teleworkers Better Connected Telepresence robots gives remote workers a physical presence in the office and allows teleworkers to feel more in control of their experience and provide flexibility that a typical web collaborations tool might not be able to offer. 

Rep. Connolly Fears 'Broad Retreat' on Telework Following Education's Policy Reversal Connolly raised concerns that cuts to telework would hamstring the Trump administration's ability to build a 21st-century workforce as envisioned in the President's Management Agenda. 

 How Remote Work Options Could Win Over Potential Hires Potential hires may hustle to put pen to paper when offers include remote work options, and the perk could convince current employees to stick around,too, various studies have shown.

Successful in Sweat Pants?  The Pros and Cons of Working from Home More than three quarters of professionals surveyed (77 percent) said they are more likely to accept a job offer if there's the possibility of telecommuting at least some of the time.

How to Work from Home  A guide to becoming a successful teleworker.

How I-66 toll money will be spent  Arlington County Commuter Services will fund new staff – one for marketing and one for outreach – to expand ACCS’s employer and residential interactions with a focus on promoting telework and flexible work schedules.

 13 Inexpensive But Effective Benefits That Keep Employees Happy More companies need to consider the benefit of offering employees a flexible work schedule, including the option to telework. 

Teleworking: Here to stay or going away? Does teleworking increase productivity, cut down on pollution and traffic jams, and is there a downside to teleworking?  Federal News Radio readers weigh in. 

No Snow Days for Teleworking Government Employees  According to new inclement weather and sa