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Washington, DC Area Applies to: Applies to: Thursday, March 22, 2018 Status: Open - 2 hours Delayed Arrival - With Option for Unscheduled Leave or Unscheduled Telework Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN under 2 hours DELAYED ARRIVAL and employees have the OPTION FOR UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than 2 hours later than they would be expected to arrive.


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