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Agencies cut official time by 28% in 2019, per latest OPM data

Agencies reported a 28% drop in official time usage across government in 2019, according to a new report from the Office of Personnel Management.

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EPA helping local communities restore the Chesapeake Bay

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EPA employees fear phase three reopening, declare ‘no confidence’ in agency safety efforts

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Agencies are rethinking performance management in the pandemic era too

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Even after signing a new contract, EPA and AFGE are still at odds over telework

Under a new collective bargaining agreement, eligible employees at the EPA can telework up to two days a week. But the agency suggested employees could…

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A Huawei sign is displayed on their premises in Reading, England, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Britain's government on Tuesday backtracked on plans to give Chinese telecommunications company Huawei a limited role in the U.K.'s new high-speed mobile phone network in a decision with broad implications for relations between London and Beijing. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

ODNI allowing agencies to delay implementing new Chinese equipment ban

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal contractors and contracting officers apparently have some relief from the Section 889 rule that has the federal IT…

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Researcher and chemical engineer in EPA's office of research and development, Shawn Ryan

EPA working to learn about protecting trains from coronavirus

The Environmental Protection Agency is running a program to test chemicals that can clean surfaces and keep them clean.

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