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LAST UPDATE: TIME: 0406 DATE: 03/02/2015


Applies to:  Monday, March 2, 2015

Severe weather has impacted the National Capital Region (NCR).  The Agency/Center/HQ is authorizing DELAYED ARRIVAL for non-emergency Agency/Center/HQ personnel in the NCR for March 2, 2015.   Non-emergency personnel in the NCR should report no later than 2 hours later than their normal arrival time.  Non-emergency personnel have the option of taking UNSCHEDULED LEAVE** and/or UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK in accordance with the guidance below.   

 

Instructions for all Government personnel:

 

1) Designated emergency personnel are expected to report to work on-time or as otherwise directed by their supervisor. 

 

2) Telework-ready* personnel may report for duty on the delayed arrival schedule; request UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK; request UNSCHEDULED LEAVE**; or, request a combination of UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK and UNSCHEDULED LEAVE**, as applicable.  Civilian personnel who report for duty will be authorized ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE and military members will remain at home on authorized absence for the 2 hours of delayed arrival.  Civilian personnel who report for duty must request UNSCHEDULED LEAVE** for any delay in arrival that exceeds 2 hours.  Personnel who perform UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK must begin work on time and telework for the entire workday, or take UNSCHEDULED LEAVE**, or a combination of both, for the entire workday, as applicable.

 

3) Personnel who are NOT telework-ready* should report for duty on the delayed arrival schedule or request UNSCHEDULED LEAVE** for the entire workday.  Civilian personnel who report for duty will be authorized ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE and military members will remain at home on authorized absence for the 2 hours of delayed arrival.  Civilian personnel who report for duty must request UNSCHEDULED LEAVE** for any delay in arrival that exceeds 2 hours.

 

4) All personnel on pre-approved leave for the entire workday; or, personnel who have notified their supervisors of their intent to use UNSCHEDULED LEAVE**, should be charged leave for the entire workday. 

 

All Agency/Center/HQ Government personnel should monitor the following phone numbers and web sites in order to stay abreast of DTRA/SCC-WMD/SJFHQ-E’s reporting status prior to, during, and after duty hours.  Contractor personnel should follow the terms of their contract and their company procedures for emergency situations.

 

~ The DTRA/SCC-WMD Information Hotline (1-866-866-1041, option 1) ~ DTRA/SCC-WMD1 Banner - Operating Status ~ DTRA/SCC-WMD Operating Status:  http://www.dtra.mil/Info/OpStatus.aspx

~ DTRA Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Defense-Threat-Reduction-Agency-DTRA/226346004154990

 

*Telework-ready refers to civilian employees and military members prepared to telework in response to an emergency or contingency.  Employees are telework-ready if they are in an eligible position, have been issued a government laptop, have completed mandatory telework training, and have a signed telework agreement in place.

 

**UNSCHEDULED LEAVE includes use of:  (1) earned annual leave, compensatory time off, credit hours, or sick leave, as appropriate; (2) leave without pay; or, (3) flexible work schedule day off or rearranged.

 

Disclaimer:  DTRA/SCC-WMD/SJFHQ-E physically resides outside the NCR beltway; therefore the Director is authorized to follow the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance on Dismissal or Closure, OR determine his own Dismissal or Closure guidance.



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For more information on the Federal Government Operating Status, please visit U.S. Office of Personnel Management



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