Federal Emergency Management Agency

Sharon Pieczenik, DHS

FEMA, union agree to new policies to fix overtime discrepancies under $16.5M settlement

The new policy is aimed at ensuring FEMA employees are properly categorized under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Government has led in disaster recovery; Can it continue?

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ADVANCE FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, DEC. 19, 2020 AND THEREAFTER -  Personal protective masks are displayed on a pallet of protective gloves in the warehouse at the Body Armor Outlet store, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, in Salem, N.H. An Associated Press analysis shows states spent more than $7 billion this spring buying personal protective equipment like masks, gloves and gowns as well as vital medical devices like ventilators. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

The pandemic is by no means over, but the lessons learned are just beginning

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A Tuesday like no other: State Dept. remembers its 9/11 first responders and a new generation of diplomats

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