Summary: H.R.2435 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/18/1989)

Federal Employees Flexible Work Arrangements Act of 1989 - Title I: Demonstration Project - Allows agencies (including the U.S. Postal Service, the Postal Rate Commission, and military departments) to design and, upon approval by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), conduct experiments to test the feasibility and desirability of offering flexiplace work arrangements (arrangements under which employees may perform the duties and responsibilities of their positions at a place other than the usual place of work) to their employees. Requires that such experiments terminate by October 1, 1991.

Directs OPM to review the experiments and report to the Congress on: (1) findings with respect to any additional costs or savings and effects on productivity, job satisfaction, and morale; and (2) recommendations for legislation or administrative action.

Title II: Job-Sharing Program - Amends provisions relating to the establishment of part-time career employment programs to require OPM to establish a program to facilitate job-sharing arrangements in agencies. Requires OPM to serve as a clearinghouse on information for individuals seeking employment and positions to be filled under such arrangements.

Requires OPM to provide notice of the program's availability to Government employees and applicants for Government employment.