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(WUSA) -- The U.S. Office of Personnel Management announced that the Federal Government will be closed to the public Monday because of Hurricane Sandy.
Here is the statement from the OPM website:
FEDERAL OFFICES in the Washington, DC, area are CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.
Non-emergency employees (including employees on pre-approved paid leave) will be granted excused absence (administrative leave) for the number of hours they were scheduled to work unless they are:
Telework-Ready Employees who are scheduled to perform telework on the day of the announcement or who are required to perform unscheduled telework on a day when Federal offices are closed to the public must telework the entire workday or request leave, or a combination of both, in accordance with their agencies' policies and procedures, subject to any applicable collective bargaining requirements.
- Required to tele-work
- on official travel outside of the Washington, DC, area,
- on leave without pay, or on an alternative work schedule (AWS) day off.
Emergency Employees are expected to report to their worksites unless otherwise directed by their agencies.