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When Government Teleworkers Don’t Work from Home

It was just a matter of time for the program to be abused.
I refer to the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, which provided government employees the opportunity to do their jobs from home.
Teleworking is generally a good concept. Federal employees who work from home require less office space, which saves us taxpayers money. Teleworkers don’t plug up the roadways during rush hour, and they save a fortune on gasoline and vehicle-maintenance costs.
But, according to Government Executive magazine, some federal teleworkers are abusing the program. The Commerce Department’s inspector general issued a report that found 19 ...


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