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Labor Board to Implement Agency-wide Telework Until April

March 16, 2020, 8:21 PM

The National Labor Relations Board is requiring most employees to telework through April 1, following possible exposure to the novel coronavirus at the agency’s Washington, D.C., headquarters and four regional offices.

The board temporarily closed the headquarters building last week because an NLRB employee had close contact with a coronavirus patient. Three days later, the agency shut down offices in New York, Michigan, and Illinois, in order to test a worker in each of those offices for the virus.

The Labor Department and other federal agencies remain open, although many are expanding telework options for employees. The White House ...