More than 28,000 workers in the WTOP listening area pledged to work at home during National Telework Week.
Mika Cross, the work/life and wellness program manager at the Agriculture Department, In Depth with Francis Rose for a far-reaching discussion flexible and supportive workplace programs, such as telework.
Agencies across government are leveraging digital technologies to both embark on new initiatives and enhance existing ones. The growing adoption of mobile devices, cloud computing technologies and wireless capabilities allows agencies to conduct unique outreach efforts and makes the agencies, themselves, more flexible workplaces. Agency technology officials discussed both issues as part of the Federal News Radio special report, A New Era in Technology.
Federal News Radio’s Causey Awards honor top achievers in federal human resources. It’s named after our own Mike Causey, in tribute to his career spent reporting on issues that matter to the federal workforce. This year, judges have selected four winners. One is Mika Cross, the work-life and wellness program manager at the Agriculture Department. She joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss how she convinced USDA to use telework as a strategic tool. View more about our 2014 Causey Award winners.
Federal News Radio recognizes professionals who have gone above and beyond in the human resources arena to help the government operate better.
Mika Cross received a 2014 Causey Award for raising the level of workforce issues at the Department of Agriculture.
Jason Briefel hosts a roundtable discussion of human capital and how the public and private sectors are collaborating. March 6, 2015
The Agriculture Department issued a new policy that requires employees to be in the office at least four days per week thus limiting telework to two days per pay period.