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More paid leave for feds on the table, as COVID-19 reconciliation talks begin

One budget reconciliation proposal would create a brand new bank of paid leave, worth about $570 million, for federal employees to recover from COVID-19…

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VA sets new July goal for initial electronic health record rollout

Development challenges were behind the decision to delay the rollout of an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at the first site, the…

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What’s driving VA’s EHR delay? Congress, IGs begin oversight in earnest this week

The decision to delay the initial rollout of new electronic health record capabilities at the Department of Veterans Affairs will get a closer look from…

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In MeToo era, AFGE says it’s a bad time for cuts at EEOC

In today’s Federal Newscast, the American Federation of Government Employees is bashing a White House proposal to cut funding and staff at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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