April 17, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

DoD Issues Report on Its Telework Practices

Telework

The Pentagon releases a new report on teleworking practices since the pandemic sent majority of employees to work from home. Among the findings: 47% of those responding said their productivity increased while working from home during the pandemic, 41% felt they were about as productive while teleworking as they were in the office, and nearly 12% felt their productivity slipped.

Rural Areas Appealing to More Workers

Rural

Recent polls indicate that many Americans in urban areas working from home would consider moving to rural areas. But internet availability could affect a decision to move.

Crozier Won’t Be Reinstated on USS Roosevelt

Crozier

Capt. Brett Crozier will not be reinstated as captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt nor will he receive any further punishment for his handling of the COVID-19 outbreak on the aircraft carrier.

SMECO Receives Commuter Telework Award

SMECO telework commuter award(1)

SMECO launched a telework program in 2006 to better serve the 160,000 electric customers during storms and power outages