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FILE - In this April 23, 2021, file photo, The Facebook app is shown on a smart phone in Surfside, Fla. Australia plans to crack down on online advertisers targeting children by making social media platforms seek parental consent for users younger than 16 years old to join or face fines of 10 million Australian dollars ($7.5 million) under a draft law released Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Postal Service leadership reminds employees to follow online rules

In today’s Federal Newscast: The Pentagon is taking new precautions against Omicron. Postal Service leadership is advising employees to be careful about…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Light from the morning sun illuminates the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. With Democrats holding a thin majority in Congress, passage of President Joe Biden's sweeping legislative agenda will be a challenge as negotiations continue in the 50-50 Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Federal employees score new bereavement leave benefits in 2022 NDAA

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(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2021 file photo, Sarah Gonzalez of New York, a Nurse Practitioner, displays a COVID-19 vaccine card at a New York Health and Hospitals vaccine clinic in the Brooklyn borough of New York.  Workers in New York City-run hospitals and health clinics will have to get vaccinated or get tested weekly under a policy announced Wednesday, July 21,  to battle a rise in COVID-19 cases fueled by the highly contagious delta variant. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

Agencies shouldn’t ask federal employees for vaccination proof, task force says

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In this March 2021 photo provided by Pfizer, vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared for packaging at the company's facility in Puurs, Belgium. On Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, the company said it started the application process for U.S. approval of a booster dose of its two-shot COVID-19 vaccine  for people ages 16 and older. (Pfizer via AP)

For federal managers, new vaccine and testing policy brings anxiety — and more unanswered questions

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)FILE- This Aug. 3, 2018, file photo shows a New Jersey Transit train leaving the Bound Brook Station in Bound Brook, N.J. Federal railway officials say the railroad industry has installed safety technology on nearly 90 percent of tracks where it is required, but “significant work” is needed to ensure the technology is completely installed by a December 2020 deadline. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

For 30 years, she’s risen through this agency’s ranks, always with the constituents in mind

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Your federal pay raise prospects: Is silence really the best option?

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How one telework newcomer is managing his employees remotely during the pandemic

How one federal manager moved his co-workers to telework, shifted his hours and supervises his team of eight remotely during the pandemic.

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FILE - This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, depicts a part of a U.S. $100 bill. A growing majority of Americans want greater government spending on health care, and the increase is being driven by both Democrats and Republicans. That’s according to new data from the General Social Survey. The survey finds a desire for more spending on many government functions, including education and assistance to the poor, as President Donald Trump’s latest budget plan proposes to cut programs that are popular with the public.  (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

Trump proposes federal pay raise, familiar retirement cuts in 2021 budget

President Donald Trump’s proposed 1% across-the-board federal pay raise is an attempt to meet Congress “halfway” on the topic, as the administration also…

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Trump signs continuing resolution, keeping agencies open through Dec. 20

A four-week continuing resolution funds agencies at current levels through Dec. 20 and secures a 3.1% military pay raise, but the measure doesn’t include a similar adjustment for civilian employees.

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