Due to wintry weather conditions, federal offices in the Washington, D.C., area are closed Tuesday, Dec. 10, the Office of Personnel Management announced.
OPM said emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency’s policies, including written telework agreements.
(The information below is copied directly from OPM)
Non-Emergency Employees (including employees on pre-approved paid leave) will be granted excused absence (administrative leave) for the number of hours they were scheduled to work unless they are:
required to telework,
on official travel outside of the Washington, DC, area,
on leave without pay, or
on an alternative work schedule (AWS) day off.
Telework-Ready Employees who are scheduled to perform telework on the effective day of the announcement or who are required to perform telework on a day when Federal offices are closed must telework the entire workday or request leave, or a combination of both, in accordance with their agency’s policies and procedures, subject to any applicable collective bargaining requirements.