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The Army is offering short-term reenlistments as a buffer to the changing economy.
Most Social Security benefits and retirement checks will come as planned. And federal retirees who receive Social Security benefits won't need to file separate forms to receive upcoming coronavirus stimulus checks from the IRS.
Resources exist to help feds in need of assistance, and they’re mobilizing now to help out during the coronavirus. This page will be updated.
Fewer than 100 of the nearly 5,000 sailors assigned to the USS Theodore Roosevelt have tested positive for the virus, but the Navy is moving sailors into various facilities.
At least one agency has issued an "evacuation order" for its employees to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, regardless of their previous telework arrangements. Federal News Network explains evacuation payment authority and what it could mean for you.
The Justice Department sent guidance to state and local law enforcement telling them to allow federal employees to travel to and from work during lock down.
DoD's latest stop-movement order will halt a significant number of the military services' overseas deployments and redeployments for the next 60 days.
The Office of Personnel Management said agencies can virtually offer the oath of office and remotely collect onboarding documents from new employees during the coronavirus pandemic.
Eight Pentagon entrances will be closed and mandatory temperature taking may be put into effect to enter the building.
As the federal government response to the coronavirus pandemic ramps up, GOP members of the House Transportation Committee have put out a list of relevant agency actions already taken.
Social Security Administrator Andrew Saul told employees Saturday he would further expand telework across the agency amid growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
The Office Management and Budget released FAQs for agencies and contractors to deal with coronavirus while DoD released a memo detailing what essential vendors mean for them.
The same night President Donald Trump signed a $100 billion coronavirus aid package into law, four of the largest postal unions requested a similar relief package for the Postal Service, which has already been facing a looming financial crisis.
The Office of Personnel Management gave the Department of Veterans Affairs an authority needed to quickly rehire former medical professionals for VA's coronavirus response efforts. These reemployed annuitants can work full time and receive a full salary and their retirement checks.
Barely a week into the rollout of the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau has suspended all decennial hiring and onboarding until at least April 1, as part of its contingency planning amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Defense Department raised its threshold for 8(a) sole source contracts to $100 million as required by the 2020 Defense authorization bill. While not related to coronavirus outbreak, the timing is important.
The Transportation Department has sent home its workforce at the Navy Yard headquarters in Washington, D.C., where an employee has tested positive for the coronavirus.
More than 2,000 Guardsmen are already working for the states, that number will double by the weekend.
The Census Bureau encourages households to self-respond to reduce the need for enumerators to knock on doors later this spring.
The Air Force's trial at connected weapons systems in real time will be pushed until June.
The Defense Department has set up a daily call with associations representing its vendors to take stock of how the coronavirus is impacting its industrial base while the White House has activated a 1950 law to give agencies procurement priority.
Agencies have 48 hours to adopt an "aggressive posture" aimed at continuing critical government functions and preventing the spread of the coronavirus, the Trump administration said Tuesday night.
The Postal Service has released new guidance on steps supervisors and managers can take to mitigate the threat, while postal employees and unions continue to seek answers.
The Pentagon is still trying to assess how many of its employees in the national capital region could telework, but those who have started are already straining DoD's internet infrastructure.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers has cancelled their May 2020 midyear conference amid growing concerns around the spread of the coronavirus.
The Defense Department's medical facilities are not made for infectious disease outbreaks.
The Agriculture Department said eligible employees in the national capital region, Washington state and other regions impacted by the community spread of the coronavirus should begin telework Tuesday. USDA offices remain open, however.
The Office of Personnel Management also announced an operating status change for the national capital region. Federal offices are open but with maximum telework flexibilities for eligible employees.
The restrictions, which take effect Monday, will prohibit most domestic travel with few exceptions.
The Office of Personnel Management wants federal health insurance providers to make sure they're ready for COVID-19. OPM urged Federal Employee Health Benefits carriers to ease up on typical cost sharing requirements for coronavirus testing and telehealth visits.
Federal employee are expressing anger and fear over a lack of planning around telework by their agencies to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed the Census Bureau to launch a coronavirus internal task force to “continuously monitor the situation nationwide.”
The Social Security Administration will revert to pre-March telework schedules for some employees. It will set up a "work at home quarantine" option for SSA employees who must quarantine or those whose children are home due to a coronavirus-related school closure.
The Office of Personnel Management can urge and encourage agencies to expand flexibilities, enter into ad-hoc agreements and use unscheduled telework during the coronavirus pandemic, but it doesn't have the authority to do much else.
As the Trump administration urges agencies to expand telework to employees at “higher risk” of exposure to coronavirus, the Education Department has taken steps to relax limits on how often employees can work from home.
The latest guidance from the Trump administration comes as the Smithsonian Institution and the National Archives and Records Administration close museums, research rooms and presidential libraries due to coronavirus concerns. NARA public events are also canceled through May 3.
Coast Guardsmen are told not to travel to areas in the United States with sustained infections.
DoD organizations are being told to put all non-mission-essential travel on hold for at least the next two months. Travel bans to and through some countries will take effect on Friday.
Other agencies, such as the Social Security Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, have loosened telework restrictions and announced unscheduled remote options for federal employees at regional offices in Seattle, Washington, and New York.
In the event secure, classified federal facilities must close due to a coronavirus outbreak, federal employees and contractors should continue to get paid, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance said Tuesday.
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration is the latest agency to conduct a large-scale test of its telework capabilities amid growing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.
The Office of Personnel Management has more guidance on telework, sick leave and other options as agencies prepare their workforces for the growing spread of the coronavirus.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is the first Washington, D.C., agency to take actions to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Citing the safety and wellbeing of its employees amid the coronavirus threat, the Postal Service has released its 2020 Pandemic Influenza Plan.
Cyber threats, sick leave, and more coronavirus information in today's Federal Newscast.
New DoD guidance says employees can telework even if they're also caring for a sick dependent at home.
For a few reminders on the basics, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with ProFeds founder Chris Kowalik.
For thousands of federal employees for whom travel is a part of the job, the coronavirus is a new threat.
The Office of Personnel Management instructed agencies to ensure their employees are "telework capable," amid growing concerns over the coronavirus. Telework-eligible Air Force employees at the Pentagon will conduct a "capacity test" Friday to ensure they're equipped to work remotely.
Department of Homeland Security employees who work at a shuttered federal facility in Washington state must self-quarantine and telework for 14 days amid a coronavirus outbreak in the region, the agency said Tuesday.
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