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Department of the Treasury

Save over $20 million in un-utilized field office space

In 2000, OIG compiled a study regarding costs for office space of examiner field offices. This study states 17 million is expensed annually (just for the FDIC, and other agency costs are similar). In addition, field examiners only used the office 20 - 30% of the time. Tele-work was just getting off the ground in 2000. Today, tele-work is a proven success. However, it is not utilized to its full potential.

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Department of Homeland Security

Mandatory Telework for DHS Agency Call Centers

Telework Works.

OPM undertook a study in recognition of its leadership role to encourage agencies to expand their telework programs. Since its inception in 1990 as a Federal pilot project, telework has become an important tool in the array of work/life programs.

Agency Call Center workers are monitored by CMS. CMS can also monitor employees while teleworking from home to ensure performance measures are met.

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Department of Homeland Security

Mobile Federal Government - Reduction of Fed Rent/ Footprint

Rent and facilities operating costs are a major component of the federal government’s expenditure. At any given time you will find 30% - 40% vacancies in the office occupancy. Theses are offices and cubicles that have an occupant but are not shared. This is due to people having AWS, leave, tours and training etc.

Step-1: with the rise of tele-working we can introduce cube or office sharing. This could effectively reduce... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Tele Work less demand for oil

TELE-WORK

President Jimmy Carter curved oil usage by dropping the speed limit and requesting that citizens lower (in winter) and raise (in summer) their thermostats. Something so small made a difference, today the US has the technology to save unimaginable amounts of energy and money by promoting tele-work. I did see a memo where President Barack Obama demanded tele-work for those employees who can, however that... more »

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