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‘Smart IT investments’ carried pandemic relief, but $9B TMF plan falls apart in Congress

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) says agencies relied on “smart IT investments” to disburse COVID-19 pandemic stimulus, but the Senate is passing on plans to…

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Boston mayor, RI governor among Biden adds to economic team

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Telework may be the recruitment and retention solution agencies — and Congress — are looking for

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Senate would give Labor $25M for shared services, zero out funding to modernize payroll processing

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CMS untangles its data infrastructure to enable AI-powered fraud detection

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In this May 7, 2020, photo, the entrance to the Labor Department is seen near the Capitol in Washington. The record unemployment rate reflects a nation ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, the economic devastation upending the presidential campaign and forcing President Donald Trump to overcome historic headwinds to win a second term.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

By placing the customer first, Labor showing how shared services could work

Maylin Jue, the Labor Department’s enterprisewide shared services program manager, said by consolidating human resources, personnel security, technology…

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You may soon be able to process your fingerprints at your local post office

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service is working with the FBI to provide fingerprinting services at more than 100 post offices across the country.

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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, but pays them less than minimum wage.

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