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“Federal agencies in the DC area will OPEN with a 3-hour delay and have the option of allowing unscheduled leave/telework.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 29, 2019 at 8:30 pm 0


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From OPM:

“The following message applies to January 30, 2019.

Status: Open – 3 hours Delayed Arrival – With Option for Unscheduled Leave or Unscheduled Telework

Federal offices in the Washington, DC area are OPEN under 3 hours DELAYED ARRIVAL and employees have the OPTION FOR UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than 3 hours later than they would be expected to arrive.

Non-Emergency Employees who report to the office will be granted weather and safety leave for up to 3 hours past their expected arrival time. In accordance with their agency’s policies and procedures (including required notification of the employee’s supervisor) and subject to any applicable collective bargaining requirements (as consistent with law), non-emergency employees have the option to use:

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

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