About Alternative Workplaces/Telework

Alternative Workplace Arrangements (AWA) features information about:  

  • Alternative Officing (AO)
  • Telework

Alternative Officing (AO) Program

AO is a key strategy for developing high performance and high quality workplaces to provide information, tools, and incentives to jumpstart workplace improvement in federal agencies. AO includes workplace programs and alternative office configurations.

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Telework, sometimes called telecommuting or flexiplace, is an innovative business solution that enables employees to do productive work away from the traditional office. Modern technological advances have made it easier to work anytime, anywhere, and any place. This site provides technical support, consultation, and research on areas that deal with telework.

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Last Reviewed 2015-11-24