Showing 6 ideas for tag "work from home"

Legislative Branch

Continuity of services, Work From Home and Money Savings

The President has asked agencies to review means to provide "Continuity of Services" in a crisis. Well the first crisis is here, the price of doing business has significantly increased this year just because of rising fuel and eletric rates.
My Idea is to expand on the excellent idea the president has for Continuity of Services by mandating that all agencies that can provide work from home options begin doing so now.... more »

Voting

0 likes
Active

Department of Veterans Affairs

Allow Admin/Clerical Work from Home Days

Rather than having people commute in on "Paperwork Only" days, allow employees who do not already telecommute to do so on days where only clerical or administrative tasks (such as filling out paperwork) need to be completed.

Let's assume that commuting costs workers roughly 1 hour of time, $10 in gas per day (3 gallons), plus at least $10 per day in miscellaneous expenses (lunch, soda, etc.). Let's also assume that you... more »

Voting

2 likes
Active

Department of Justice

Stop Mandating Outdated, Slow Telework Laptops

Recently, people who want to telework were assigned individual Dell laptops to use, rather than using a client to log in from a person computer.

I understand that this is for security purposes, but the fact is these computers are so slow and outdated that they make teleworking a waste of time. They take up to 30 minutes to turn on and connect, grind to a halt when accessing the remote desktop, and crash often.

Some... more »

Voting

13 likes
Active

Department of Veterans Affairs

Federal Employees Should Work From Home

There has been much research done on employees working from home. More work is accomplished by employees working from home. They don't want the privelage takin away so they work harder and usually put in more time. Also, makes the employee have less stress of trying to get to work.

Voting

39 likes
Active

Department of the Treasury

Flexiplace (Working from Home)

Within our agency, we utilize a work program called Flexiplace or working remotely from home. There are many benefits to this program that can cut costs for the government and the employee.
1. Cost associated with office/building - Fewer people in the office results in lower utility bills on electricity, gas, heating/AC, and water and sanitation removal/disposal. Lower office bills: fewer items to keep in stock, less... more »

Voting

10 likes
Active

Department of Energy

Telework Policy

A need for a federal mandated teleworker policy is needed. The savings using tele-working has been substantiated across the board. With todays technology, working from home is a no brainier and the cost and employee moral savings alone is extensive. Consolidated federal work space should be the norm and workers should be encouraged to work from home on a normal schedule.

Voting

43 likes
Active