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Options for Teleworking Federal Employees with Caregiving Needs

By on March 31, 2020 7:02 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Options for Teleworking Federal Employees with Caregiving Needs

OPM has provided options for agencies to assist teleworking federal employees who also have caregiving responsibilities.

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OPM Confirms Insurance Benefits Processing Will Continue Despite Coronavirus

By on March 25, 2020 5:05 PM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Confirms Insurance Benefits Processing Will Continue Despite Coronavirus

OPM is reminding federal agencies of their responsibilities to continue benefits processing despite potential disruptions from the coronavirus.

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Should Federal Union Officials Be Paid to Lobby Congress?

By on March 25, 2020 2:00 PM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Should Federal Union Officials Be Paid to Lobby Congress?

FLRA is seeking comments on a proposed rule to restrict use of official time by union representatives to lobby Congress.

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House Democrats Unveil Coronavirus Stimulus Bill With Provisions for Federal Employees

By on March 24, 2020 10:30 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
House Democrats Unveil Coronavirus Stimulus Bill With Provisions for Federal Employees

House Democrats have unveiled a coronavirus stimulus bill with a number of important provisions for federal employees.

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The Rights of Federal Employees in Light of the Coronavirus

on March 23, 2020 11:34 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author outlines benefits available to federal employees that could be important during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bill Would Maximize Telework for Federal Employees During Coronavirus Pandemic

By on March 22, 2020 10:02 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Would Maximize Telework for Federal Employees During Coronavirus Pandemic

A Senate bill would direct federal agencies to maximize telework for federal employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Federal Employees and Union Dues

By on March 19, 2020 8:23 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees and Union Dues

The FLRA is issuing a proposed rule to allow federal employees to more easily cancel a union dues withholding allotment. Comments are due by April 9, 2020.

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OMB Tells Agencies to Limit In-Person Contact, Maximize Telework to Combat Coronavirus

By on March 18, 2020 9:22 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OMB Tells Agencies to Limit In-Person Contact, Maximize Telework to Combat Coronavirus

OMB has issued another memo for agencies with action items to take to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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More Telework? Absolutely. But Far More is Needed During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By on March 18, 2020 6:50 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
More Telework? Absolutely. But Far More is Needed During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The author says that telework is an important tool to combat the coronavirus, but it is not the only solution for agencies to consider.

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Lawmakers Want an Executive Order Expanding Telework for the Coronavirus

By on March 17, 2020 10:06 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want an Executive Order Expanding Telework for the Coronavirus

A group of Senators have asked President Trump to issue an executive order with clear direction expanding telework in response to the coronavirus.

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