|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.