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Feb. 12, 2021

NEW: Travel, leave policy for Calendar Year 2021

The Coast Guard has announced updated policy regarding travel and leave limitations and procedures due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.The major revision is that you can seek approval for official travel or leisure travel from the first O-5/GS-14 in their chain of command, or your unit CO/OIC. Previously, approval had to come from

June 8, 2020

Six practical tips for working on a virtual team

Are you feeling a little disconnected from your colleagues? Now is an excellent time to explore some best practices for working virtually. “Finding ways to stay connected during a time when we are forced apart is essential,” said Leslie Cardona, the First District employee assistance program coordinator. Cardona has been hosting frequent virtual

May 5, 2020

USCG rolls out virtual collaboration app called CVR Teams

As the country moves into the second month of virtual living, organizations around the globe have reconstructed how they do business. The Coast Guard has also taken this opportunity to update virtual workspace capability for members who are able to telework.Members can now use Commercial Virtual Remote (CVR) Teams – the Department of Defense’s

April 23, 2020

CG launches new telework site

The Coast Guard’s IT team is now sharing their best insider tips for teleworking. Bookmark their newly-launched Telework website – it will quickly become your go-to site for telework topics while working remotely. Here, you’ll find a list of frequently asked questions specifically related to teleworking, along with user guides and video