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Federal Government Archived Operating Status in the Washington, DC, Area

the following message applies only to Thursday, February 24, 2005

Status - Early Dismissal Federal agencies in the Washington, DC, area are operating under an EARLY DISMISSAL policy. Employees should be dismissed by their agencies >2 hour(s) earlier than their normal departure time from work.

This Means . . .

  • Employees should be dismissed by their agencies relative to their normal departure times from work. For example, if a 3-hour early dismissal policy is announced, workers who normally leave their offices at 4:00 p.m. should leave at 1:00 p.m. Employees who must leave work earlier than their early dismissal time will be charged annual leave or leave without pay from the time of their departure through the remainder of their regularly scheduled workday. Employees on pre-approved leave for the entire workday or employees who requested unscheduled leave should be charged leave for the entire day.
  • Telework employees may be expected to continue to work from their telework sites, as specified in their telework agreements.
  • Emergency employees are expected to remain at work.

Posted on February 24, 2005 at 1:16 PM

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