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Online Training

Through web-based training, OPM covers the essentials of telework to ensure that all Federal employees have access to the training they need to be motivated and effective teleworkers. Telework 101 for Employees and Telework 101 for Managers are available on OPM’s Manager’s Corner, a site that contains a wide array of tools, training courses, and resources to assist in enhancing HR related technical and leadership competencies for all Federal leaders — supervisors, managers and executives.

Find Agency Coordinators

Whether you want to telework, are currently teleworking, or are managing teleworkers—if you have questions about telework, your best resource is your agency Telework Coordinators and Telework Managing Officer.

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Telework Report to Congress

The report shows that a growing number of agencies use telework as a strategic tool and are poised to achieve significant cost savings while meeting goals, achieving mission, and serving the American people.

If I am a new Federal employee, can I start teleworking immediately?

News & Announcements

Sep 30

Human Resources Flexibilities and Authorities for Federal Employees Affected by the Zika Virus Memo

OPM recently released the Human Resources Flexibilities and Authorities for Federal Employees Affected by the Zika Virus memorandum.  This memorandum has three attachments providing information and/or guidance from OPM, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  They present current guidance on protecting workers from occupational exposure to the Zika virus and remind the Federal community of the various human resources flexibilities and authorities that may be available to help affected Federal employees.

Sep 27

Updated Telework Training Modules for Agencies

OPM is pleased to announce the release of two updated and enhanced telework training modules: 1) Telework Fundamentals -- Employee Training, and 2) Telework Fundamentals -- Manager TrainingThese online training modules continue to be available on HR University at no cost.

Read the Updated Telework Training Modules for Agencies memo to learn more.

More Announcements

Attracting and retaining employees who are more productive and engaged through flexible workplace policies is not just good for business or for our economy – it’s good for our families and our future.”
President Barack Obama