AWS days are a boon to employees, save commuting costs, reduce stress, offer an alternative way to get work done, are minimally challenging for managers, and increase the flexibility of the workforce staffing.
Showing 4 ideas for tag "aws"
HHS is renting space in Frederick, Maryland for its COOP (Continuity of Operations) emergency use. The warehouse, fully outfitted with special heavy duty IT systems capacity, desks, break rooms, telephones, laptops, changing rooms, bathroom facilities, etc, is enormous and EMPTY 99% of the time. We must be paying a lot for this overflow space which may never be used. Let's offer it as an alternate telecommuting and AWS... more »
Several DoD/Military bases have implemented “alternate work schedules” (AWS) that allow workers to work 9-hour days (5-4-9) and “earn” every other Friday off. I’m all for morale-boosting programs for the WORKERS. Unfortunately, certain select high-salaried “managers”, “supervisors”, and “officers” are allowed to take advantage of this as well. This should not be the case. These “leaders” were supposedly selected for these... more »
With roughly two million federal civilian employees, of which 15% (~300,000+) work in the Washington DC Metro area, demand put on the daily infrastructure (I-66, I-95, etc) is substantial. Currently, most personnel would work a normal 40 hour work week (5 days x 8 hours). If an AWS (Alternate Work Schedule) was put in place, where each employee would work eight, 9 hour days and one, 8 hour day per pay period, this would... more »