mask mandate

Chuck Schumer

That omnibus bill maybe should be called the omni-train, gravy train

Congress, as it does every year, crammed a lot of spending when it whipped up that so called omnibus appropriations bill.

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Joe Manchin

Administration isn’t finished with its plans for the contractor workforce

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(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)Josiah Morse

USPS brings back mask policy for workforce — with or without vaccination

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AP Photo/Matt RourkeFILE - In this May 21, 2021 file photo, a person holds a mask while walking outside in Philadelphia.  New evidence showing the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox has prompted U.S. health officials to consider changing advice on how the nation fights the coronavirus. Recommending masks for everyone and requiring vaccines for doctors and other health care providers are among measures the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering, Friday, July 30. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

As mask mandates return, Congress has something to say

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Amelia Brust/Federal News Network

Mask requirements return for federal employees, contractors in light of new guidance

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Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

Contractors design strategies for dealing with the latest executive order on cybersecurity

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Amelia Brust/Federal News Network

Federal agencies begin to lift mask requirements for fully-vaccinated employees

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FILE - In this April 7, 2020 file photo, voters masked against coronavirus line up for Wisconsin's primary election in Milwaukee. A new legal challenge to Gov. Tony Evers' latest mask mandate is before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, filed less than a week after the Legislature struck down a previous order and the governor quickly issued a new one. Prominent Republican donor Jere Fabick asked the court late Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, to issue a temporary injunction to block the mask order Evers issued on Feb. 4, just after the GOP-controlled Legislature voted to repeal an earlier order.(AP Photo/Morry Gash File)

IG: OPM could’ve done better job informing its workers about possible COVID exposures

In today’s Federal Newscast, the watchdog for the Office of Personnel Management says the agency didn’t do enough to inform its employees of positive or…

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(AP Photo/Hussein Malla)A nurse prepares a syringe of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during a nationwide vaccination campaign, at the Saint George Hospital, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. Lebanon launched its inoculation campaign after receiving the first batch of the vaccine — 28,500 doses from Brussels with more expected to arrive in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Agencies should offer leave to federal employees to get vaccines, new task force says

Agencies should offer administrative leave to federal employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force says. The task force…

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Donald Trump

Meet the new boss, (not so) same as the old boss

Already there are quite a few noticeable differences between the Biden and Trump administrations. Biden’s mask mandate for federal employees and contractors – and the creation of a centralized pandemic task force for the workforce – is just one example.

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