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  • Friday, March 06, 2020
  • House Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Protect Telework at Federal Agencies Amid Coronavirus Fears - March 6, 202
  • The measure would prohibit agencies from making across-the-board cuts to telework programs, and require annual goals for participation in such programs.

    Erich Wagner, Government Executive

    Three House Democrats on Thursday reintroduced a bill aimed at protecting telework at federal agencies, amid increasing calls to expand access to remote work in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

    Reps. Gerry Connolly, D-Va.; John Sarbanes, D-Md.; and Jennifer Wexton, D-Va., sponsored the Telework Metrics and Cost Savings Act, which would prohibit agencies from instituting across-the-board cuts to telework programs, like those seen at the Education Department, the Social Security Administration and the Agriculture Department.

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