Remote Work

NIH's Remote Work Guide Covers the following:

  • Introduction to Remote Work
  • Supervisor Considerations
  • Employee Considerations
  • Initiating Arrangements
  • Best Practices
  • Communication tools and Technology
  • Templates

Difference between Telework and Remote Work

  • Remote Work: employee permanently works from an alternative worksite
  • Telework: employee works from home on a regular or ad hoc basis but reports to the office at least once a week/two days a pay period

This distinction is important because an employee's official duty station impacts the locality pay. For details, refer to OPM's website on location based pay.

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