110-H.R.4106

To improve teleworking in executive agencies by developing a telework program that allows employees to telework at least 20 percent of the hours worked in every 2 administrative workweeks, and for other purposes.

11/7/2007--Introduced.

Telework Improvements Act of 2007 - Requires: (1) the head of each executive agency to establish a policy under which employees may be authorized to telework; (2) authorized employees to be allowed to telework at least 20% of the hours worked in every two administrative workweeks; and (3) such policies to ensure that the opportunity to telework is made available to employees to the maximum extent possible without diminishing employee performance or agency operations.

Declares that nothing in this Act shall: (1) require that teleworking be made available to any employee whose duties and responsibilities require daily access to classified information, or daily face-to-face contact with the public or other persons, or the use of equipment at the employee's regular place of employment, or are such that their performance from a site removed from the employee's regular place of employment is not feasible; or (2) prevent agencies from temporarily denying permission to telework to employees who need additional training.

Requires agency heads to: (1) provide training to teleworkers; and (2) ensure no distinction is made between teleworkers and nonteleworkers for the purposes of performance appraisals. Requires the General Service Administration (GSA) to provide teleworking assistance and guidance to agencies.

Requires each agency to have a Telework Managing Officer.

Requires the Comptroller General to report annually to specified congressional committees on agency telework policies, participation, and practices.

Sets forth provisions concerning incorporating teleworking into agency continuity of operations planning.

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