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President Joe Biden speaks about infrastructure negotiations, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 24, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

White House issues new marching orders to improve agencies’ diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies have new direction from the Biden administration to improve diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility within…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

‘Every day is different’ — State Dept. IT fellows get unique start to Foreign Service careers

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

Steadying the foreign policy ship after a change in administration

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Intelligence community making limited progress in diverse recruiting

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Federal judge blocks part of Trump’s diversity training ban

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FILE - This March 27, 2008 file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon has endorsed a new slate of initiatives to expand diversity within the ranks and reduce prejudice, including in recruiting, retention and professional development across the force. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon memo maps out plan to expand diversity in the force

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE  - This Aug. 10, 2006, file photo shows the sign used as the backdrop for press briefings at the U.S. Department of State in Washington. More of the first volunteers are starting to trickle back to their desks at federal agencies in the coronavirus lockdown. In the third month after Americans began sheltering in place and worksites began closing, the Energy Department says the first voluntary returns of a small number of headquarters workers began Monday. The State Department and Agriculture Department also have some workers returning to job places this month. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak. File)

What’s next for the State Department workforce under the Biden administration?

The agency earlier this year outlined a strategy to Congress to address these longstanding diversity and inclusion challenges, but an executive order from…

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5 workforce executive orders President-Elect Biden should cancel on Jan. 20

Commentator Jeff Neal lays out 5 Trump administration executive orders for the civil service that he thinks should be high on the list to be canceled immediately…

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Rules for federal court procedure are written by almost all white men

Behind every court procedure are carefully devised rules for judges and other court actors called the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure. Brooke Coleman at the Seattle University School of Law says it’s a select group who writes them.

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