Jennifer Wexton

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)The U.S. Capitol Building Dome is seen before the sun rises in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

House to support 2.7% federal pay raise, Wexton says

The House of Representatives will likely go along with the president’s 2.7% federal pay raise for civilian employees next year, a House Democrat said Tuesday….

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Congress will let federal employees carry over more annual leave into 2021

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(Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)A voter stands on a social distance marker outside the Washington County Election Center in Hagerstown, Md., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, for the first day of in-person early voting. (Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)

2020 roundup: Most key lawmakers for feds keep congressional seats

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Annual leave will be easily restored for ‘essential’ employees during pandemic, OPM says

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Annual leave carryover, new anti-discrimination safeguards for feds in House NDAA

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Jennifer Wexton, Brenda Lawrence, Steny Hoyer

Vacation on hold? House bill would allow feds to carry over unused annual leave

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Alaa Hijazi, Jerry Connolly, Don Beyer

Virginia Congressmen want more telework flexibilities regardless of pandemic

In today’s Federal Newscast, three Virginia Democrats are looking for more telework flexibilities ahead of upcoming construction on Washington Metropolitan…

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How the coronavirus stimulus bill covered federal workforce concerns

The stimulus bill was a heavy lift for Congress, now various agencies are working to implement it. For what it looked like at the ground level and some…

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President Donald Trump takes questions during press briefing with the coronavirus task force, at the White House, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Pressure mounting for White House to address contractor concerns during coronavirus pandemic

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal contractor associations wrote separate letters to the White House and lawmakers asking for more guidance for how industry should expect to work during the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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