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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler to require city employees to work half-time in person

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler wants all city workers, including those currently working remotely, back in the office at least half time. Wheeler also told administrators in the Office of Management and Finance to craft a rule that would require city employees to work from either Oregon or Washington. The City Council would need to adopt the new residency requirement.
Published 4 months ago · Portland, United States

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Portland city workers to work half-time in-person, mayor says

The model stands to bolster the number of people downtown weekly but frustrate those who've grown used to hybrid work that leans toward remote.

4 months ago·United States
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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler to require city employees to work half-time in person

The decision comes as Portland leaders seek to bring more people back to a moribund city center, boost basic municipal services and begin the process of restructuring city government as mandated last month by voters.

4 months ago·Portland, United States
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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler wants to reduce remote work for city employees

Unions representing the city's 7,000 employees are likely to push back at the new requirement that everyone work at least half time in the office.

4 months ago·Portland, United States
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Wheeler: Remote city employees must be in offices 1/2 time

PORTLAND, Ore. (PORTLAND TRIBUNE) -- The 40% of Portland city employees working remotely would need to spend at least 20 hours a week in their offices, under a new policy announced by Mayor Ted Wheeler. Although 60% of city employees have been at their job sites full time throughout the pandemic, most of the rest currently have to be in the office just one day a week. Wheeler has now said all but a few must return to at least half-time in-person…

4 months ago·Portland, United States
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Wheeler: Remote city employees must be in offices 1/2 time

Wheeler: Remote city employees must be in offices 1/2 time, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.

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