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HQPR 3611.1
Effective Date: October 25, 2007
Expiration Date: October 25, 2012
Cancellation Date: April 19, 2012
Responsible Office: LM
Telework Program
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Table of Contents | Preface | Chapter1 | Chapter2 | Chapter3 | Chapter4 | Chapter5 | AppendixA | AppendixB | AppendixC | AppendixD | AppendixE

CHAPTER 5 Procedures

5.1 Initial Requests

5.1.1 Before submitting a request to telework, the employee should approach the supervisor informally to initiate a discussion of telework options.

5.1.2 The employee and supervisor shall consider and discuss as necessary such issues as the criteria in Chapter 2, the work assignments that could be performed at an alternate worksite, how communication will be maintained on telework days, and how the supervisor will review and evaluate work products.

5.1.3 The employee shall then submit an Initial Telework Request to their immediate supervisor via email (Appendix B).

5.2 Core Telework

5.2.1 Employees requesting Core Telework shall complete the following:

a. Initial Request for Telework (Appendix B), unless previously submitted.

b. Telework Agreement (Appendix D).

c. Self Certification Safety and IT Security Checklist (Appendix E).

5.2.2 Supervisors shall ensure coordination with appropriate internal organizations and approve/disapprove the agreement.

5.2.3 A signed version of the telework agreement, including any modifications, shall be forwarded to the Headquarters HRMD and a copy maintained within the employee's organization.

5.3 Episodic Telework

5.3.1 Employees requesting Episodic Telework shall have the capability of performing work at home through computer and telephone connectivity and shall complete the following:

a. Initial Request for Telework (Appendix B), unless previously submitted.

b. Episodic Telework E-Mail Request (Appendix C) at least one day in advance, unless an emergency arises. The hours or days and tasks to be performed shall be included in the request. If the request is due to medical reasons, appropriate medical documentation shall be provided to the supervisor.

e. Provide a summary of work accomplished during the telework time period approved to the supervisor.

5.3.2 Supervisors shall ensure coordination with appropriate internal organizations and approve/disapprove the request.

5.3.3 A copy of the documentation shall be maintained within the employee's organization.


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