Federal offices open Thursday under normal policies

October 31, 2012

Federal offices in the Washington area will be open under regular operating procedures Thursday, the Office of Personnel Management announced late Wednesday afternoon.

Employees are expected to report to their work sites or begin telework on time, except for those on leave or off from work under an alternative working schedule.

Agencies had been closed Monday and Tuesday due to Hurricane Sandy, while offices were open Wednesday under special rules allowing employees to take leave or perform telework not previously scheduled.

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