The signing of the Telework Enhancement Act (the Act) in December 2010 transformed Federal telework to unleash its potential as a strategic intervention for supporting agency effectiveness.
The Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 (the Act) is a key factor in the Federal Government's ability to achieve greater flexibility in managing its workforce through the use of telework. Well implemented and established telework programs provide agencies with a valuable tool to meet mission objectives while helping employees enhance work-life effectiveness. The signing of this law was the culmination of years of legislative activity to advance Federal telework. Here are several highlights of the Act and its provisions, at a glance: