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DoD leaders say automation isn’t taking over any civilian jobs yet

While they are supposed to takeover some menial tasks and do some jobs better than actual employees, DoD personnel leadership doesn’t see it making an…

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Agency safety and reentry plans varied considerably during initial days of the pandemic, GAO finds

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this April 23, 2021 file photo, a train arrives at Metro Center station in Washington.  Washington’s regional Metro system abruptly pulled more than half its fleet of trains from service early Monday morning over a lingering problem with the wheels and axles that caused a dramatic derailing last week.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Time to make a federal case out of Metro rail failures

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FILE - This Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly asserting that experts with the Food and Drug Administration revealed that the COVID-19 vaccines are killing at least two people for every person they save. But FDA experts did not say this, and strongly refuted this false claim in an email to The Associated Press. A speaker who is not affiliated with the FDA made these statements during the open public hearing portion of a Sept. 17 FDA vaccine advisory panel meeting. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

FDA takes hands-on approach to upskill workforce under data modernization action plan

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(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)FILE - In this March 19, 2020, file photo, a face mask lies on the ground outside the Chateau Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Willowbrook, Ill. Burgeoning coronavirus outbreaks at this and other nursing homes in Washington, New Jersey and elsewhere are laying bare the risks of the industry’s long-running problems, including a struggle to control infections and a staffing crisis that relies on poorly paid aides who can't afford to stay home sick. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Federal employees used 58% of special emergency paid leave fund for COVID-19

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Moscow - Sep 12, 2021: Vaccinated young woman showing COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card, healthy person in mask after getting corona virus vaccine. Coronavirus vaccine shot and immunization mandate.

Federal contractors will need to decide which of their employees are exempt from vaccine mandate

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Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, gives an opening statement during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss vaccines and protecting public health during the coronavirus pandemic on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP)

Outgoing NIH director reflects on genome discoveries, COVID and what’s next

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Federal Data Strategy 2021 action plan sets cross-agency goals on AI, upskilling workforce

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Does Homeland Security have too much discretion in hiring cybersecurity people?

DHS’ recent rulemaking for a 2014 law gives the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency a lot of discretion in hiring cybersecurity people.

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FLRA nominees pledge expeditious action on backlog of unfair labor practice complaints

The Federal Labor Relations Authority faces a backlog of unfair labor practice complaints, which have built over the last four years without a Senate-confirmed…

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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

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

In the last year, the Army said its “People Strategy” led to major gains in recognizing the value of its civilian workforce, spurring recruitment and career development.

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