|NTEU: Fair Pay, Expanded Telework Critical for Future Federal Workforce|
NTEU: Fair Pay, Expanded Telework Critical for Future Federal Workforce
Higher pay, strong benefits and expanded telework must be part of the federal government’s future if it wants to recruit and retain a professional, skilled workforce.
This was NTEU’s message in testimony submitted last week to a House panel for the second in a series of hearings on the future of the federal workforce.
“The pandemic has proven, once and for all, the value of robust telework and remote work programs in the federal government. Any employee who has successfully teleworked through the pandemic – and there are tens of thousands of them – should be considered telework eligible from now on, post-pandemic,” said National President Tony Reardon in testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations. Read more