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Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs

The Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs category measures the extent to which employees believe workplace flexibilities are offered to them, including telecommuting and alternative work scheduling, along with personal support benefits like child and elder care subsidies and wellness programs. Due to changes in the survey format, the scores for 2003-2010 are not available.

How we calculate the Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs score
Rank Agency 2013 2012 Change
1 National Aeronautics and Space Administration 86.8 85.7 1.10 Change
2 Department of Commerce 81.6 80.9 0.70 Change
3 Department of the Treasury 79.8 79.5 0.30 Change
4 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities 79.3 76.7 2.60 Change
5 Department of Health and Human Services 79.1 78.5 0.60 Change
6 Environmental Protection Agency 78.6 80.9 -2.30 Change
7 Department of Labor 78.4 77.9 0.50 Change
8 Department of Agriculture 76.3 75.2 1.10 Change
9 Department of Transportation 75.8 76.5 -0.70 Change
10 Department of State 74.5 73.5 1.00 Change
11 Department of the Air Force 74.1 73.9 0.20 Change
12 Department of the Navy 73.6 73.9 -0.30 Change
13 Department of the Army 73.0 74.6 -1.60 Change
14 Department of the Interior 72.5 72.6 -0.10 Change
15 Social Security Administration 71.0 73.9 -2.90 Change
16 Department of Justice 70.7 72.5 -1.80 Change
16 Department of Homeland Security 70.7 70.9 -0.20 Change
18 Department of Veterans Affairs 68.8 69.7 -0.90 Change
None Intelligence Community None None 0.00 Change

No Data No Data No Data No Change


Category scores may not be available for agencies that did not participate in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.