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UPDATED: With new executive order, Biden signals plans to 'protect, empower and rebuild' career workforce

President Joe Biden took executive action Friday to repeal at least four Trump-era executive orders that limited collective bargaining and stripped certain job protections from career federal employees.

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Biden administration has an opportunity to change deep-seeded military personnel challenges

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New House bills proposed 2022 federal pay raise, eliminate WEP

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Biden picks Chopra, Gensler for financial oversight roles

President-elect Joe Biden announced his picks to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Follow the list of individuals tapped for administrative leadership roles as we compile updates.

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State relying on software-as-a-service to accelerate new capabilities

Stuart McGuigan, who was the chief information officer at the State Department for the last two years before leaving on Jan. 20, said a recent application summit drew more than 800 attendees from across the department who want to develop new software capabilities.

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UPDATED: Biden issues mask mandate for federal employees, reinstates diversity training

In a slew of executive actions on his first day in office, President Joe Biden reinstated previously-canceled diversity and inclusion training for federal employees and issued a mask mandate for those working inside government buildings.

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TSA is turning to passengers for help on using data

The Transportation Security Administration is crowdsourcing ideas for how to better use its data. The Power of Passengers Challenge seeks better ways to get people securely through airports and improve situational awareness.

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Fresh approaches to finding and developing the talent your agency needs

As fast-changing technologies affect government operations, the government needs people with the skills to deal with those very technologies.

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Here's who's leading federal agencies in the first days of the Biden Administration

Here’s a partial list of the acting officials who will serve as agency heads until President Biden’s nominees are confirmed, as released by the White House on Wednesday afternoon. Most, but not all, are career civil servants.

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Part 1: IRS faced 'greatest challenges' in 2020 but this year brings even more

The IRS is sending a second wave of pandemic stimulus payments, preparing to open this year’s tax filing season and Implement its largest reorganization in decades under the Taxpayer First Act.

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Air Force offering airmen a chance to leave service early in attempt to balance the force

Both officers and enlisted can apply for early separation or retirement between Jan. 20 and April 2.

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It's not all doom and gloom after the Capitol storming

After finishing a year dealing with a horrible pandemic, the new year opened with total breakdown at no less than the U.S. Capitol. But it’s not hopeless.

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Trump administration was a mixed bag for military personnel, Biden has opportunity on his side, analysts say

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Air Force offering airmen a chance to leave service early in attempt to balance the force

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House Democrats propose 2022 federal pay raise with new bill

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Air Force offering airmen a chance to leave service early in attempt to balance the force

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