Agencies not a part of shutdown close Jan. 14 due to weather
- By FederalSoup Staff
- Jan 14, 2019
The Office of Personnel Management announced over the weekend that it will close federal agencies in the Washington, D.C.- metro area not included in the partial government shutdown do to a snow storm.
“This announcement does not apply to furloughed employees impacted by the lapse in appropriations, as they are already in a non-work status,” the OPM website states.
The agency also said that the weather and safety leave will not be granted to emergency employees who are required to report for duty; teleworkers; those on work travel; employees on preapproved leave; and those on an Alternative Work Schedule day off.
Specifically for telework employees, OPM said they” must account for their entire workday.”