Tag: Proposed Legislation

Is Telework’s Recent Success Proof That Agencies Should Be Moved Out of Washington?

By on August 3, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

One Senator says that the success of federal employees teleworking during the pandemic is proof that federal agencies don’t need to be in the DC area.

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Lawmakers Want Free Face Masks for All

By on July 30, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want Free Face Masks for All

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to mandate government manufacture and distribution of face masks to everyone in the country.

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Bill Would Require TSA to Check Passengers’ Temperatures

By on July 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Bill Would Require TSA to Check Passengers’ Temperatures

Legislation has been introduced that would require the TSA to conduct a pilot program to check passengers’ temperatures at airports.

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Legislation Would Require Federal Employees to Wear Masks in Agency Facilities

By on July 14, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Require Federal Employees to Wear Masks in Agency Facilities

Legislation has been introduced that would require all individuals, including federal employees, to wear masks inside of federally owned facilities.

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Senate Bill Proposes Postal Service Bailout

By on July 7, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senate Bill Proposes Postal Service Bailout

Legislation introduced in the Senate would provide an emergency bailout for the Postal Service, but it’s not without strings.

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Federal Employees Named in Debate Over Juneteenth Holiday

By on July 2, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Named in Debate Over Juneteenth Holiday

One Senator has specifically mentioned federal employees in a proposed compromise to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.

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Bills Would Require Publishing Agency Reopening Plans, Reimbursing Dependent Care Costs

By on June 26, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bills Would Require Publishing Agency Reopening Plans, Reimbursing Dependent Care Costs

Recently introduced legislation would require federal agencies to publish their reopening plans online to facilitate the safety of their employees.

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Legislation Would Abolish Unnecessary Federal Agencies

By on June 17, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Abolish Unnecessary Federal Agencies

Legislation has been introduced to eliminate federal agencies which are determined to be unnecessary.

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Legislation Introduced to Boost Per Diem Rates

By on June 4, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Boost Per Diem Rates

Recently introduced legislation has the potential to make next year’s per diem rates higher than they might be otherwise.

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Another Bill Would Ban Federal Employees from Using TikTok

By on May 21, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Another Bill Would Ban Federal Employees from Using TikTok

A second bill has been introduced in Congress to ban federal employees from using TikTok on government issued devices.

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