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- Ernst Wants Thorough Investigation of Telework - August 30, 2023
By Ian Smith, Fed Smith
Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) is calling for a thorough investigation of telework and whether it is negatively impacting federal agencies’ operations, the services provided to taxpayers, or the federal government’s operating costs.
Specifically, she is requesting that the inspectors general at numerous federal agencies investigate whether federal employees are getting paid at higher locality pay rates even though they are working in lower cost of living areas, whether or not taxpayer money could be saved by consolidating unused federal office space, and what impact telework is having on delivery and response times to agency services.
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