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[IWS] OPM: 2013 STATUS OF TELEWORK IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: REPORT TO CONGRESS [18 December 2013]
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Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
2013 STATUS OF TELEWORK IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: REPORT TO CONGRESS [18 December 2013]
[full-text, 258 pages]
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.
• 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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