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USDA Offers Money, Telework to Ease Relocation to Kansas City

Aug. 9, 2019, 10:39 PM

U.S. Department of Agriculture workers affected by an upcoming relocation to the Midwest will receive a month’s salary and extended telework options as part of a deal struck between the agency and the employees’ union Aug. 9.

Employees will now be able to work remotely until at least Dec. 30, allowing them additional time to relocate. Previously, employees were told they must be in the new office by Sept. 30.

“This is certainly a positive development that could encourage more employees to relocate, but it does not make up for all the anxiety and anguish that employees have been going...

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