Alex Azar

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.  Millions of U.S. workers now have a Jan. 4 deadline to get a COVID vaccine. The federal government on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 announced new vaccine requirements for workers at companies with more than 100 employees as well as workers at health care facilities that treat Medicare and Medicaid patients.. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

How Operation Warp Speed led to a vaccine

As the federal health apparatus contemplates whether a second COVID-19 booster shot is a good idea, it’s good to recall the national effort that resulted…

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Telework capacity wasn’t ‘good investment’ before coronavirus, now agencies see unprecedented stress tests

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Public Health Service gets congressional attention for ready reserve corps

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Federal News NetworkNational Treasury Employees Union President Tony Reardon rallies with bargaining unit employees in front of the Health and Human Services Department building on Thursday afternoon. (Federal News Network)

PHOTOS: NTEU protests deadlock over HHS bargaining negotiations

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OPM suggests agencies allow more telework for DC-area feds amid Metro track work

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management is encouraging agencies to let Washington-area employees use telework and other workplace…

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NTEU National President Tony Reardon

Executive orders prompt worrisome new bargaining proposals from HHS, NTEU says

The National Treasury Employees Union said it received bargaining proposals from the Health and Human Services Department that exclude previously-negotiated…

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