Department of Energy

Department of Energy

Increase Telework

Teleworking saves energy, reduces the need for office space, and improves morale.

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Eliminate Subsidies on Fossil Fuels

Eliminate subsidies on fossil fuels, save money, and promote clean energy.

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Use Teleconferences More Often

Save on travel expenses by using more teleconferencing.

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Use Contractors Only when Necessary

Contractors should not be used for ongoing work that can be more effectively performed by a federal employee.

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Mobile Phones or Land Lines - Not Both

Employees with mobile phones provided by the government do not also need a land line.

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Stop Buying Fax Machines

Fax machines are an obsolete form of communication and should be phased out.

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Make Telework a reality, not just a deceptive “check in the box”

Everyone seems to support Telework, yet very few employees participate, and if they do, it’s for one day a month, or something just as silly. I once heard OPM director John Berry state that he envisions a Federal employee that can telework with their gov’t issued computer pool side, or at the beach…as long as they’re getting their work done. Getting over the stigma of “working from home” when not really working while ...more »

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Limit Pensions to 100% of Pay

Pensions paid for by the federal government should not result in employees receiving pensions that are greater than their salary.

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Don't Hire a Contractor to do a Fed's Job

When the cost of using a contractor exceeds the cost of hiring a fed to do the same work, the work needs to be brought in-house.

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OPEN MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS!!!!

What is the most effecient and cleanest energy source?! Lets USE IT THEN!!!! Nuclear Power is the future! Wind is weak, Sun is always going down, coal is dirty! We are advanced in technology so lets act like it!

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Support telework/flexiplace in practice, not just theory

Supervisors often discourage employees off-the-record -- usually through an unofficial verbal disapproval so there's no record of them not supporting a cost-saving program -- from exercising the option to participate in the telework program. Some forward-thinking organizations are supportive and the program works well. Managers in other organizations, however, have the mentality that they need to see their people to ...more »

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Stop Buying Calendars

Everybody can use the calendar on Outlook.

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