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The most sought-after benefit for feds during a pandemic

Leave has been a hot commodity for federal employees in the pandemic. Congress has made a handful of attempts to add, preserve or clarify paid leave for…

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More paid leave for feds on the table, as COVID-19 reconciliation talks begin

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New annual leave carryover policy now in effect for federal employees, OPM says

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Congress will let federal employees carry over more annual leave into 2021

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The race is on to implement federal paid parental leave

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Annual leave will be easily restored for ‘essential’ employees during pandemic, OPM says

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Slim pickings on big federal workforce changes in 2021 legislation

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Annual leave carryover, new anti-discrimination safeguards for feds in House NDAA

The House-passed annual defense authorization bill includes a few notable provisions for civilian federal employees.

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OPM will allow certain federal employees to hold on to unused annual leave during pandemic

Forthcoming regulations from the Office of Personnel Management will allow agencies to restore forfeited annual leave to federal employees whose service…

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Vacation on hold? House bill would allow feds to carry over unused annual leave

A new bill from Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) would allow federal employees to federal employees can hold onto the annual leave they may have to forfeit at the end of the year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Other lawmakers, including a bipartisan group of nearly 20 senators, are advocating for hazard pay for certain frontline workers.

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