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DoD civilians will be suspended without pay and then fired if they do not get vaccinated

DoD wants all of its civilians to get the shot and go through the required waiting period for antibodies to flourish by Nov. 22.

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From recruitment to retention, Army puts more management focus on civilian workforce

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Senate Democrats push for more racial and gender diversity in TSP investment options

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Federal News Network at the Association of the U.S. Army's 2021 Conference

Get all the defense, tech, contracting and personnel coverage from this year's Association of the U.S. Army Conference held in Washington, D.C., this month.

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Senators seek 'guardrails' on expanded subpoena power for inspectors general

Agency inspectors general are getting closer to gaining the authority to question former federal employees and contractors as part of their investigations.

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Navy Department to increase accountability of primes to meet subcontracting goals

Jimmy Smith, the director of the Office of Small Business programs for the Department of the Navy, said the service awarded more than $17 billion in prime contracts to small firms in fiscal 2021.

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Under new Biden initiative, agencies will do more to educate employees about collective bargaining

The White House on Wednesday announced new steps agencies will take to better inform prospective federal employees, new hires and current workers about their collective bargaining rights — and provide more details on how they can become active dues-paying union members if they choose.

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The Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office looks to deliver computing resources around the world

As choices are examined and strategies perfected about Cloud Migration in the greater National Capital Region, one of the many federal-government spaces where important decisions are being executed is within the office of the Army CIO.

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Punishments start for troops who refuse vaccines

The Navy has outlined its process for discharging sailors who refuse the vaccine. Meanwhile, the Air Force has already started to issue formal reprimands.

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Labor makes the case that its CIO reporting structure works despite the IG’s doubts

The Labor Department’s CIO doesn’t report directly to the secretary or deputy secretary, and the IG raises the issue in a new audit that received a sharp response from agency leadership.

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Senate Democrats unveil 2022 appropriations bills, back Biden's planned federal pay raise

The nine appropriations bills that Senate Democrats unveiled Monday are silent on the topic of federal pay, meaning they’ll defer to the president’s recommendation for a 2.7% raise for employees in 2022.

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‘We are tired’: USPS employees feel toll from retention challenges

The Postal Service, ramping up its workforce for its peak holiday season, still faces a critical employee shortage as well as persistent challenges retaining new hires.

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From recruitment to retention, Army puts more management focus on civilian workforce

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The Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office looks to deliver computing resources around the world

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DoD civilians will be suspended without pay and then fired if they do not get vaccinated

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Navy Department to increase accountability of primes to meet subcontracting goals

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DoD civilians will be suspended without pay and then fired if they do not get vaccinated

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Senate Democrats push for more racial and gender diversity in TSP investment options

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Technology

Multiple-award, generic, governmentwide blanket purchase agreements: Vertical contract duplication

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The Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office looks to deliver computing resources around the world

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Workforce

From recruitment to retention, Army puts more management focus on civilian workforce

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DoD civilians will be suspended without pay and then fired if they do not get vaccinated

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How the EEOC keeps you and your EEO officer informed of the latest cases

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