Frequently Asked Questions

USCG Specific Frequently Asked Questions

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Tag: Travel/Leave/Telework FAQ

Nov. 23, 2020

Travel FAQs

 B1 Q: Can I travel outside the United States? *Updated 11/23/2020*A: The CDC is issuing Travel Health Notices (THNs) for foreign locations affected by COVID-19. CG official travel to foreign locations for which the CDC has issued a Level 3 or Level 2 THN is restricted to only mission essential, time-sensitive work that cannot be handled via

June 19, 2020

Telework FAQs

 B13 (formerly C2) Q: Can I telework? A: In order to telework, you must be in a telework-eligible position, obtain supervisor’s approval, take telework training, and complete a telework agreement. ALCOAST 166/20 provides additional guidance.DHS is encouraging agencies to maximize their telework capacity. ALCOAST 166/20 helps commands and

June 19, 2020

Military Leave FAQs

 B11 (formerly D1) Q: What kind of leave is available for medical care of self/dependents? *Updated 06/19/2020*A: Military Personnel on active duty: If you are sick, sick leave or SIQ may be appropriate under the direction of medical health care professional and approved by the member’s command. All other cases would require members to request

May 5, 2020

Shelter in Place orders FAQs

 B16 (formerly R1) Q: My state (or locality) issued a Shelter in Place/Stay at Home order. Can I still commute to work?A: Yes. If you get stopped by state/local law enforcement on the way to work, identify yourself using your Personal Identity Verification (PIV) or Common Access Card (CAC) and explain the nature of your work and travel. You may NOT