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Telework changes, hiring reforms of 2023 charting a course into the new year

Telework and return-to-office changes at agencies were far from the only pivot for the federal workforce in 2023.

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Senate lawmakers make another push for ‘accountability’ in federal telework, remote work

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Bill roundup: Committee OKs Border Patrol pay raise, CBP hiring, permanent federal firefighter raise

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Federal ‘experiment’ to fast-track sale of underutilized property falling behind on goals

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Senator thinks preserving secret Parisian butchers’ language was a waste of American tax dollars

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Senators want to know if federal contractors are actually complying E-Verify rule

In today’s Federal Newscast, three senior Republican Senators are calling on the Government Accountability Office to look into whether federal contractors…

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Delta variant has forced some agencies to adjust return-to-work plans

In today’s Federal Newscast, the delta variant of COVID-19 is pushing back return-to-work timelines for some federal employees.

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(Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)Chairman Sen. Gary Peters., D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to examine the January 6th attack on the Capitol. (Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Senators introduce bill to incentivize agencies to lease space they don’t need

The Saving Money and Accelerating Repairs Through (SMART) Leasing Act would allow agencies to sublease underutilized real estate to “any person or entity at fair market value,” including another federal, state, or local government agency.

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