Workforce Rights/Governance

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2021 file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa.  President Joe Biden has directed OSHA to write a rule requiring employers with at least 100 workers to force employees to get vaccinated or produce weekly test results showing they are virus free.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

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….

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2021 file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa.  President Joe Biden has directed OSHA to write a rule requiring employers with at least 100 workers to force employees to get vaccinated or produce weekly test results showing they are virus free.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Small agency, big job: Biden tasks OSHA with vaccine mandate

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(Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP)FILE - In this May 27, 2021, file photo, National Guard Spc. Noah Vulpi, left, administers the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to Ira Young Jr. during a vaccination clinic held by the National Guard in Odessa, Texas. Larger U.S. businesses won't have to decide whether to require their employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Doing so is now federal policy, although many of the details have yet to be worked out.
President Joe Biden announced sweeping new orders Thursday, Sept. 9, that will require employers with more than 100 workers to mandate immunizations or offer weekly testing. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP, File)

Biden administration sets November deadline for federal employee vaccine mandate

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The federal employee vaccination mandate has launched fresh arguments in Congress

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Biden will now require vaccines for all federal employees via new executive order

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

20 years after 9/11, TSA officers renew calls for higher pay

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New artificial intelligence initiatives, Buy American increase advancing in House NDAA

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Teleworking here to stay: What’s in it for you?

Mike Causey asked a couple of dozen faithful readers the same question: What about the office of the future from your standpoint? 

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GSA awards coworking space contract in bid to rethink federal office space

The contract for coworking space builds on what GSA and Public Buildings Service officials have already described as a long-term rethinking of federal…

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In this March 2021 photo provided by Pfizer, vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared for packaging at the company's facility in Puurs, Belgium. On Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, the company said it started the application process for U.S. approval of a booster dose of its two-shot COVID-19 vaccine  for people ages 16 and older. (Pfizer via AP)

For federal managers, new vaccine and testing policy brings anxiety — and more unanswered questions

Federal managers say key details of the administration’s vaccine and testing program are still unresolved, and they worry about enforcing a policy with the workforce, which — like the rest of the country — has pockets of vaccine hesitancy and resistance.

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