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Biden will now require vaccines for all federal employees via new executive order

The order simply requires agencies to stand up a program requiring vaccinations for all executive branch employees. A second order requires agencies to…

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Biden formally announces plans to give employees a federal pay raise in 2022

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After years of contentious negotiations, HHS, NTEU agree to labor relations reset

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)FILE - In this March 26, 2021, file photo a member of the Philadelphia Fire Department prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site setup in Philadelphia. U.S. health officials say Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine may pose a “small possible risk” of a potentially dangerous neurological reaction. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, July 12 that it has received reports of 100 people who got the shot developing an immune system disorder that can causes muscle weakness and occasionally paralysis.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Federal employees must attest to vaccination or submit to testing, per new Biden policy

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VA restores official time to health care workforce, agrees to a reset with AFGE

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Expanding paid family leave for federal employees faces tough, heated fight

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Biden administration details its vision for agency reopening, post-pandemic telework

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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)In this Monday, June 27, 2016, photo, a passenger passes by a sign for the Transportation Security Administration's TSA Precheck line in Terminal A at Logan Airport in Boston. By air or car, summer 2017 travel numbers are expected to rise over the previous year thanks to deals on airfares and stable gasoline prices. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Biden administration orders TSA to expand union rights, explore pay reform for screeners

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OPM gives agencies green light to recreate labor-management forums, but they’re not required

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Light shines on the U.S. Capitol dome early Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House endorsed an emerging bipartisan agreement Monday on legislation aimed at curbing rising health care costs, including taking steps to limit “surprise” medical bills that can plague patients treated in emergency rooms. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Congress calls for workforce safety plans for agencies, reskilling oversight and more

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 10, 2009) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ryan Allshouse uses the intrusion detection system to monitor unclassified network activity from the automated data processing workspace aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). IDS is part of the integrated shipboard network system and serves as an important computer network defense enabler protecting the unclassified shipboard network from cyber attack.  (U.S. Navy photo by Rick Naystatt/Released)

Federal union has some ideas on how to address Pentagon workforce shortages

In today’s Federal Newscast, the largest federal employee union has some ideas of how to address the Defense Department’s skill gaps.

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(AP Photo/John Bazemore)A Transportation Security Administration employee helps air travelers submit their bags for inspection at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Is the General Schedule the best way to raise pay, morale for TSA workers?

There’s bipartisan consensus transportation security officers are underpaid, but Congress can’t yet agree on the best path for raising TSA salaries.

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Union leaders say staffing shortages are stretching their agencies thin

This time last year, local leaders at the American Federation of Government Employees were scrambling to resolve multiple crises. Now, they’re highlighting staffing shortages at multiple agencies.

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