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Survey: Performance, Pressure Have Increased Among Remote Government Employees During COVID

The survey also revealed managers seem to trust employees to perform more in virtual environments.

The Federal Labor Authority Has Substantiated Union Accusations against EEOC Over Reentry

The federal anti-discrimination agency said it was committed to bargaining “in good faith” with its labor representatives but stopped short of committing to roll back its unilaterally implemented reentry plan.

GovExec Daily: Hybrid Work in Government is Here to Stay

Cisco's Marcus Moffett joins the podcast to discuss a new report on the future of public sector hybrid work.

Biden Officials Are Defending Telework Policies Assailed by Republicans

Officials from OPM and OMB stressed that they are focused on improving agencies’ customer service and reforming the recruitment of early career talent into the federal workforce.

Solid Collaboration Tools Essential to Remote, Hybrid Work

User-friendly collaboration tools that work as expected are key to remote worker satisfaction, a new survey finds.

Virtual Meetings Stymie Creative Teamwork

Virtual meetings have made remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic possible, but for creative collaboration, it's hard to beat gathering face-to-face.

The EEOC Will Keep Online Mediation Around Post-COVID

The EEOC had to offer mediation sessions online because of the pandemic and the agency wants to keep the virtual option for the future.

The EEOC Is Proceeding With Office Reentry Plans Despite COVID-19 Spikes. Its Union Wants More Communication

Bargaining unit employees are expected to double their amount of in-office work next week, despite increasing numbers of agency offices located in high transmission regions.

Remote Work May Actually Be Good for Business

Working remotely doesn't negatively affect productivity. It may actually even enhance both employee and company resiliency, a new study finds.

EEOC Union Decries Agency’s Unilateral Decision to Return to Office

The American Federation of Government Employees Council 216 has filed an unfair labor practice complaint, alleging the agency bypassed ongoing negotiations over the return to traditional work sites and engaging in “surface-level” bargaining.

6 in 10 Americans Would Quit Current Job for Remote Position

Work-life balance is increasingly important for today’s post-pandemic workforce.

Staring at An Image of Yourself on Zoom Has Serious Consequences for Mental Health – Especially for Women

Mirrors, selfies and knowing other people are looking at you all cause people to think of themselves as objects. Video calls are all three in one and are likely increasing the harms of self-objectification.

Are You Tired of Your Job or Is It Actually Burnout?

What are the signs of burnout at work and what can you do about it? An expert explains what to look for in yourself and others.

Small Towns Drew Most New Pandemic Residents

Major cities lost people to more remote, lesser-known areas.

GovExec Daily: Are Feds Getting Closer to Returning to Offices?

Federal employment attorney John P. Mahoney joins the podcast to discuss how public servants will come back to tradition work sites.