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EPA Continues Push To Curb Telework For Some, After Pandemic

March 20, 2020
In what some agency sources call awkward timing, EPA is continuing its prior push toward less-flexible telework policies for some staff even as the coronavirus pandemic has spurred emergency unscheduled telework across the agency amid talk of unprecedented, months-long disruptions. “To roll out this policy at a time when people are really being asked to somehow be octopuses and keep everything essential to the agency going . . . is arbitrary [and] undermines morale,” says an agency source who argues...