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Operating Status Archived Status

Washington, DC Area

Applies to: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Status: Open with Option for Unscheduled Leave or Unscheduled Telework

Federal offices in the Washington, DC area are OPEN and employees have the OPTION for UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK.

NATIONWIDE STATUS: OPEN, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL BEGIN A PHASED TRANSITION TO NORMAL OPERATIONS IN LINE WITH THE NATIONAL GUIDELINES TO OPEN UP AMERICA AGAIN. AGENCIES WILL MAKE OPERATING DECISIONS BASED ON STATE OR LOCALITY OF DUTY STATIONS AND OTHER FACTORS. EMPLOYEES SHOULD CONTACT THEIR SUPERVISOR WITH ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING AGENCY- OR OFFICE-SPECIFIC OPERATING STATUS.

Non-Emergency Employees must notify their supervisor of their intent to use unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework. In accordance with their agency’s policies and procedures, subject to any applicable collective bargaining requirements (as consistent with law), non-emergency employees have the option to use:

  1. earned annual leave, compensatory time off, credit hours, or sick leave, as appropriate;
  2. leave without pay;
  3. their flexible work schedule day off or rearrange their work hours under flexible work schedules; or
  4. unscheduled telework.

Emergency Employees are expected to report to their worksites on time unless otherwise directed by their agencies.

(Posted on December 15, 2020 at 8:56 PM)

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