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Court orders halt to federal contractor vaccine mandate in 3 states

The injunction applies only to federal contracts in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee, but is the first court decision among numerous lawsuits challenging the mandate.

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The Marine Corps has not granted any religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine

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

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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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Task order protests made up larger percentage of all GAO complaints in 2020

The Government Accountability Office’s annual report to Congress showed vendors filed less than 1,900 protests in fiscal 2020.

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Why the new DHS cyber talent management system was nearly 7 years in the making

Officials from the Department of Homeland Security said they see the cybersecurity talent management system, which officially launched in mid-November after a years-long effort, as a potential prototype for other agencies interested in pursuing civil service modernization.

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Pentagon chief says Guard who refuse vaccine cannot train

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says no member of the National Guard will be allowed to participate in drills or other training required to maintain their status in the Guard unless they are vaccinated against COVID-19 or are given an exemption.

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Executive Briefing Series: Health Care Innovation

In this exclusive executive briefing, executives will discuss their approach to whole-person health care.

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Labor deploys six tiger teams to states to begin unemployment insurance modernization effort

The Labor Department is leaning on experts in technology, process flow, equity, fraud and unemployment insurance to develop new capabilities that every state can use to modernize and better secure their unemployment insurance systems.

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VA AI strategy outlines data, workforce investments needed to improve veteran care

The Department of Veterans Affairs is testing whether artificial intelligence can assist clinicians in reviewing medical images, help veterans find services online and empower the agency to proactively reach out to patients about their mental health.

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

The Air Force announced that starting Nov. 29 unvaccinated airmen will not be able to proceed to existing permanent change of station orders and will not be eligible for future orders unless they get an approved medical or religious accommodation.

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

The move exempts tens of thousands of federal contractors from the federal vaccine mandate.

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Navy has less vaccinated sailors than previously reported, but still over 97%

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The Marine Corps has not granted any religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine

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Navy has less vaccinated sailors than previously reported, but still over 97%

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