Hooray for President Biden, who has finally set a deadline — next month — for federal workers to return to the office. It has been nearly four months since the president ended the national emergency to combat the coronavirus outbreak. His own staff at the White House has been working in person for two years. The rest of the federal government needs to follow suit. The benefits of bringing workers together in an office abound: easier communication, more ability to brainstorm, better mentorship and a heightened sense of mission, especially for new workers.
Biden is bringing federal workers back to the office. It’s about time.
August 8, 2023