This story will be updated as Federal News Radio is notified of closures and operating status at individual agencies and departments.
Updated: July 6, 5 a.m.
Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C., area are open for business Friday morning, according to the Office of Personnel Management’s website. All employees should report to work on time or begin teleworking as scheduled.
“Normal operating procedures are in effect,” OPM’s website states.
Due to power outages caused by a June 29 storm that swept through the region, many federal offices in the Washington are were closed earlier this week or were open under an other than normal operating status.
Federal employees must follow the “WATS” directive in accounting for their hours, according to the website:
Work at a worksite or office;
Alternative work schedules (AWS), i.e, take a day of leave;
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 8-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.