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IRS Provides Update About Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

By on March 31, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Provides Update About Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

The IRS has provided information about when and how individuals will receive their coronavirus stimulus payments.

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IRS Orders Office Evacuation, Affecting Most Agency Employees

on March 30, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The IRS issued a nearly blanket evacuation order to its workforce beginning today, the latest in a series of steps to shrink the number of on-site employees due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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House Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Contains a Bailout for the Postal Service

By on March 24, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Contains a Bailout for the Postal Service

Two House lawmakers have said that the coronavirus has created a financial emergency for the Postal Service.

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As Postal Workers Fall Sick, Colleagues Keep Working. And Worrying.

on March 23, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 coronavirus rise in the Postal Service workforce, employees worry that the USPS isn’t doing enough to protect them, and that they could become unwitting carriers of the virus.

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Map Shows Airport Locations Where TSA Agents Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

By on March 19, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Map Shows Airport Locations Where TSA Agents Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The TSA has created a map showing airport locations where officers worked who are known to have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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OPM Director Dale Cabaniss Abruptly Resigns

on March 18, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Dale Cabaniss, the director of the government’s Office of Personnel Management, resigned abruptly on Tuesday, effective immediately.

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USDA Closes Office Wing Due to Coronavirus But Faces Concerns on Telework

on March 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has closed a wing of its headquarters after one of its employees tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting concerns from some employees about the agency's telework policies.

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HHS Network Experiences Weekend Cyber-Attack

on March 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Health and Human Services Department suffered a cyber-attack on its computer system, part of what people familiar with the incident called a campaign of disruption and disinformation that was aimed at undermining the response to the coronavirus pandemic and may have been the work of a foreign actor.

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DoD Orders Halt of All Domestic Travel for Agency Personnel

By on March 14, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DoD Orders Halt of All Domestic Travel for Agency Personnel

The Defense Department has ordered a stop of all agency related domestic travel to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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VA Reports Five Coronavirus Cases As It Steps Up Screening, Restrictions

on March 12, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Veterans Affairs medical facilities across the country are screening patients and restricting visitors to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus as the agency grapples with five cases of COVID-19.

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