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Under recent executive order, federal employees must now show proof of vaccination

The Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for federal employees applies to those who are teleworking, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force said Thursday. The task force’s latest guidance also appears to allow agencies to require vaccines for contractors earlier than a recent executive order described.

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USDA Chief Data Officer Ted Kaouk moving to OPM in October

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USPS says vaccination, testing requirements subject to 'mandatory' union negotiations

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Legacy financial management federal providers must define their roles in new approach

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Diverse federal workforce key to embedding equity in agency public service, OMB says

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DIU's newest office is off and running investing in hardware innovations

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A Tuesday like no other: An oral history of 9/11 through the eyes of federal employees

Some federal employees spent hours in traffic going home. Others stayed at the office. And some were right in the thick of recovery efforts at ground zero and the Pentagon. Federal News Network spoke with several current and former employees about their experiences on Sept. 11. These are their stories.

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Vaccination rates vary inside VA as mandate expands to broader federal workforce

About 72% of the Veterans Health Administration workforce is fully or partially vaccinated, VA Secretary Denis McDonough told reporters Wednesday. Those employees who fail to comply will be subject to progressive discipline, which their supervisors will apply.

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New GEOINT strategy will direct agencies to look at commercial services first

The NGA is trying to flip the script on how U.S. spy agencies consider geospatial intelligence sources.

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Biden administration sets November deadline for federal employee vaccine mandate

Testing requirements will stay in place for most unvaccinated onsite contractors until agencies can sort through the contractual paperwork, the Biden administration said Monday.

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Agencies should apply DataOps to their data for AI, machine learning

Agencies often have data stored in multiple silos and data lakes, making discovery difficult. In addition, that data is rarely in standardized formats, especially with regard to formats usable by AI and ML. But by applying DevOps principles to their data strategies, they can overcome this stumbling block much quicker..

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Vendor on USPS vehicle contract shortlist ends bid protest over award

Workhorse Group, an electric vehicle company on the Postal Service’s shortlist to manufacture its next-generation delivery vehicle fleet, is ending its legal battle against USPS and contract award recipient Oshkosh Defense.

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Where does waste, fraud and abuse in the military stand after Afghanistan?

A new report says defense companies are reaping the benefits from building an ever-growing military system.

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What exactly should contractors disclose to the Defense Department about their climate exposure?

The Defense Department recently asked contractors, and any other interested parties, for comments about climate. In particular, climate-related disclosures, like whether organizations measure their carbon output or post it publicly.

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Army says soldiers must be vaccinated by Dec. 15 or face consequences

Army Reserve and Army National Guard soldiers will have until the end of June next year.

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DIU’s newest office is off and running investing in hardware innovations

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A contractor learns, if you’re going to price high, price really, really high

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New GEOINT strategy will direct agencies to look at commercial services first

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Where does waste, fraud and abuse in the military stand after Afghanistan?

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USDA Chief Data Officer Ted Kaouk moving to OPM in October

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USDA Chief Data Officer Ted Kaouk moving to OPM in October

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