Survey: Nearly 30 Percent of Feds Report Greater Resistance to Telework

NextGov: A recent flash poll of federal employees suggests that although recent changes to telework policies are not widespread across agencies, attitudes toward remote work arrangements may be turning more negative.

Nearly one in three federal employees surveyed by the Government Business Council, the research arm of Government Executive Media Group, reported that their agency’s leadership has become somewhat or much less accepting of telework within the last six months, compared to only 19 percent who said leaders have become more accepting. The remaining 51 percent of workers reported no substantive change.

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