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[IWS] OPM: 2013 STATUS OF TELEWORK IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: REPORT TO CONGRESS [18 December 2013]

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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

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Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

 

2013 STATUS OF TELEWORK IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: REPORT TO CONGRESS [18 December 2013]

http://www.telework.gov/Reports_and_Studies/Annual_Reports/2013teleworkreport.pdf

[full-text, 258 pages]

 

[excerpt]

The report shows that a growing number of agencies do use telework as a strategic tool. For example, this year more agencies have set goals to increase retention, improve employee performance, and maintain emergency preparedness through telework.

 

Key Findings:

•             49 percent increase in telework eligibility from 684,589 eligible in 2011 to 1,020,034 eligible in 2012

•             84 percent increase in telework agreements with 267,227 employees with signed telework agreements in 2012 (up from 144,851 in 2011)

•             24 percent increase in employees who are actually teleworking

 

 

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