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Workforce changes may be coming soon to two subcomponents at the Department of Homeland Security, including U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, where more than half of its employees could face furloughs without emergency supplemental funding from Congress.
The Defense Department is moving toward a "conditions-based" approach to reducing the travel restrictions it put in place in response to COVID-19.
Reopening plans for the Interior and Energy Departments describe upcoming changes to their own telework, leave and screening policies. The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to initiate reopening plans for its facilities in Seattle, Atlanta and Lenexa, Kansas.
The Postal Service is testing a daily temperature check "proof of concept" in Northern Virginia and Oklahoma City for employees reporting for work and returning from quarantine.
Under the Agriculture Department's reopening plan, subcomponent agencies and mission areas should provide masks and face coverings for their employees returning to the office.
Local commanders must show downward trajectory in COVID-19 cases and proper hospital capacity to begin easing restrictions.
The National Treasury Employees Union said the agency looks to bring as many as 11,000 employees in Texas, Utah and Kentucky back to the office on June 1.
The Department of Homeland Security has created a new, derived alternative credential for both new and existing employees and contractors who need access to the agency's networks but can't physically visit a DHS facility to replace or get a new personal identity verification (PIV) card during the coronavirus pandemic.
NASA employees submitted more than 200 ideas to an agency-led crowdsourcing initiative designed to solicit coronavirus response solutions. A few of the ideas, including prototypes for two new ventilation and breathing devices, are already under review for emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.
IRS Commissioner Chuck Retting told congressional staff earlier this week that 100 agency employees had contracted the coronavirus, and four have died.
Agencies have new guidelines now from the Trump administration, which detail how, consistent with local conditions, they should gradually begin to reopen federal offices.
Congress expanded some benefits and added emergency paid sick leave in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, but the details for federal employees are complex.
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.