The decision is consistent with a 2016 collective agreement between USCIS and the National Citizenship and Immigration Services Council 119 of the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents more than 13,000 USCIS employees. “The Agency strives to put in place effective and effective remote work agreements to support a more flexible and agile work environment without compromising staff performance or mission fulfillment,” says McLaughlin`s letter. “The objective of this amendment is to establish protocols for effective and effective remote work agreements, while the Agency is on the road to a more flexible work environment.” Employees who do not currently have a telework plan can complete a temporary agreement, the FDIC said Tuesday in an email sent to employees by the National Treasury Employees Union. meaning. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), along with Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), introduced the Telework Metrics and Cost Savings Act. The bill would require agencies to set clear targets for telework participation and then report savings and other performance indicators. Under a remote work agreement, USCIS employees would work all or most of the time from a geographic site other than a “brick and metel” facility provided by the agency, McLaughlin said. Staff would not be required to report at least two days per pay period to their USCIS facilities. “We are actively engaged on this issue,” Wright said of his agency`s telework program. “Given the evolving situation with respect to the coronavirus and the National Capitol Region (NCR), which are aware of community transmission, the administration wishes to ensure that department and agency heads protect the health and safety of their employees, while remaining open to serving the American people and performing business-critical functions.” , says the memo, in which he points out: “All departments and agencies of the federal executive of the National Capital Region, in accordance with the latest OMB guidelines (0MB M-20-13), are invited to offer maximum flexibility to telework to all current telework operators, depending on the operational needs of departments and agencies defined by their leaders.