In this Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 photo, a modernized handicapped sign is affixed to a door at the The Mall at Millenia in Orlando, Fla. Advocates want to replace the familiar image of a stick figure in a wheelchair with this action-oriented logo to emphasize ability, not disability.  (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

Disability panel recommends end to program paying less than minimum wage

The National Council on Disability is calling on Congress to phase out a New Deal-era program that gives people with disabilities federal contracting jobs,…

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Certain unconscious bias training is OK for federal contractors, Labor says

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PRAC points out teleworking difficulties in analysis of agencies’ coronavirus response

In today’s Federal Newscast, telework limitations rank high up on the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee’s list of federal agency challenges…

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Pentagon’s top financial official Elaine McCusker to resign

In today’s Federal Newscast, Elaine McCusker, DoD’s acting comptroller and chief financial officer, will step down on June 26. She was nominated by President…

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Massachusetts unemployment surge no problem for modernized system

One state’s unemployment insurance modernization effort a few years ago spared it from much of the COVID-19-related turmoil affecting many others.

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