Telework Information

Telework is a flexible work arrangement where employees perform their job duties at an approved alternate worksite.

Telework supports:

  • accomplishment of work
  • agency productivity
  • Continuity of Operations Plans and emergency preparedness
  • recruitment/retention strategies
  • reduction of traffic and emissions
  • Government real estate cost savings for taxpayers
  • work/life wellness

Employees are not entitled to telework. Employees should discuss telework eligibility and arrangements with their supervisors.


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Employees should contact their IC telework coordinator for questions related to their IC’s telework program and policies. Email for general NIH telework questions or to find your IC telework coordinator.