|Publication Date:||3 April 2007|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues Reference (a) as a DoD Instruction in accordance with the guidance in Reference (b) and the authority in Reference (c).
Establishes an overarching policy governing telework within the Department of Defense as authorized by Reference (c).
Assigns responsibilities for telework.
Establishes the supervisors' and/or commanders' authority to assign official duties (including training) that may be performed via telework.
Implements the provisions of Reference (d); Subtitles B, C, D, section 113, and Chapter 47 of 10 United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (e)); sections 101 and 206 of 37 U.S.C. (Reference (f)); and is consistent with Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)) Memorandum, "Department of Defense Telework Policy and Guide for Civilian Employees" (Reference (g)).
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").