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Department of the Treasury

Hot weather-related telework

The government has begun encouraging unscheduled telework during bad winter weather. They should also encourage unscheduled telework on days when hot weather/bad air is deemed unsafe. This would relieve burden on the roads and public transport systems, as well as on staff. It might reduce adsenteeism/leave taken.

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Environmental Protection Agency

Eliminate the Federal Health Program’s 5-year Rule

Want to save $350 million?

Federal employees must be active enrollees in FEHB for five continuous years before retirement, even when they can be covered for free elsewhere by another family member! Why waste employee and federal premium payments on double insurance? Even if only 5% of active employees are caught in this trap, it amounts to an annual waste of over $350 million! Though the law would need to change, the... more »

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