Impact of the Metro SafeTrack Project on Washington, DC, Area Federal Employees
On May 20, 2016, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released a memorandum to Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies regarding the impact of the Metro SafeTrack Project on Washington, DC, Area Federal Employees.
OPM recommends agencies review their policies and procedures on the use of workplace flexibilities during the SafeTrack project to help mitigate commuting disruptions. Additionally, OPM urges agencies to take steps to accurately monitor and track the use of telework and other workplace flexibilities during the project.
Telework Guidance during the Metro SafeTrack Project
In response to the Metro SafeTrack project, agencies should review their policies and procedures on the use of workplace flexibilities, including telework, to help mitigate commuting disruptions for their workforce. To help agencies during this time, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management issued Guidance on the Use of Telework during Metro SafeTrack Project.