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Agencies should delay toughest punishments for unvaccinated federal employees, Biden administration says

The Biden administration on Monday encouraged agencies to delay suspensions and firings for employees who fail to comply with the federal vaccine mandate through at least the holidays.

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Airmen and guardians will be stuck at current orders until they are vaccinated or exempted

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Pentagon considers incentives to get companies to CMMC 2.0 early

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Navy turns heads by giving Huntington Ingalls a pass on COVID mandate

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Survey: Paid time off use in 2021 among the federal community

Federal News Network is conducting a survey to get a look at the use of paid time off in the federal community during the last year.

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DHS, DoD look to develop repeatable, flexible 5G security process for agencies

The new guidance is intended to help agencies nail down the security requirements of their 5G applications, whether in a hospital or a remote military base.

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Federal appeals court upholds USPS regulator's decision to allow higher mail rates

A three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found the Postal Regulatory Commission struck a careful balance last year when it allowed USPS to set mail rates higher than the pace of inflation.

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Federal agencies close to 100% compliance with vaccine mandate as enforcement begins

The agency with the highest vaccination rate is the U.S. Agency for International Development, while the lowest was in the Agriculture Department, according to the data.

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Save money with the new OPM rule on transparency

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has been pushing for more transparency in Federal Employee Health Benefit Plans for years. This transparency is important for fostering the continued quality and affordability of Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) plans and aiding in personal health care decision-making.

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Biden's DEIA strategy seeks to better understand federal employees' challenges

The administration will elevate the role of chief diversity officers to help lead agency DEIA implementation teams and conduct quarterly updates to track progress in meeting governmentwide goals.

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DoD's long-delayed household goods moving contract faces yet another protest

American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier Group, which won and then lost the multibillion dollar award following an earlier round of protests, said it has lodged a new challenge with the Government Accountability Office.

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DoD picks Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Oracle for multibillion dollar project to replace JEDI Cloud

The decision followed several months of market research, and represented a change from DoD’s initial plans for the contract.

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'Model diplomats': State Dept. honors Foreign Service families' volunteer work overseas

Ambassadors and diplomats aren’t the only ones who further the mission of the State Department’s Foreign Service.

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Pentagon considers incentives to get companies to CMMC 2.0 early

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Airmen awaiting COVID vaccination exemptions must stay at current orders

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Visibility first, then zero trust: A guide to understanding CISA’s maturity model

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Agencies should delay toughest punishments for unvaccinated federal employees, Biden administration says

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Sated from Thanksgiving, Congress now has an expiring CR to deal with

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