(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Donald Trump

Federal unions look to turn the page on Trump’s executive orders: ‘The damage is not permanent’

President-elect Biden has promised unions he’ll repeal the 2018 executive orders designed to limit collective bargaining and official time. But simply…

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What Biden can learn from Obama — and Trump — about managing the federal workforce

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State Dept. tells passport services employees without high-risk conditions to return to work Nov. 16

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Trump aiming for late-September launch of payroll tax deferral for federal employees

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In this May 9, 2017 photo, U.S. passports lie on a table in Dallas, Texas. The U.S. State Department is in the middle of a record year for processing passport applications, with 20.5 million renewals and applications for new passports expected. Adult U.S. passports must be renewed every 10 years, and the 2017 surge comes a decade after a law went into effect requiring passports for U.S. citizens traveling to Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean. (AP Photo/Benny Snyder)

State Dept outlines plan to reopen passport facilities with ‘limited staff’

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(AP Photo/John Minchillo)A medical worker wearing a single protective glove and a face mask walks past a line of workers and visitors waiting to be tested for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the main entrance to the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Monday, March 23, 2020, in New York.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Federal employees on frontlines of coronavirus response could get premium pay bumps

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi TannoWashington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

VA projects high levels of employee absenteeism as coronavirus response ramps up

At least 40% of employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs could be absent at any one time during a severe coronavirus outbreak, the agency estimated….

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Agencies should ensure employees are ‘telework ready’ amid coronavirus concerns, OPM says

The Office of Personnel Management instructed agencies to ensure their employees are “telework capable,” amid growing concerns over the coronavirus. Telework-eligible…

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkMerit Systems Protection Board, files, seal, stack, papers

Lack of quorum hits 3-year mark at MSPB, with no clear end in sight

With the nominees to restore a quorum at the Merit Systems Protection Board still sitting quietly in the Senate, disagreement has begun over who’s to blame for the historic absences at the board. In an exclusive report, Federal News Network explored different sides of the debate.

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