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After years of contentious negotiations, HHS, NTEU agree to labor relations reset

The Department of Health and Human Services is the latest agency to announce a reset in labor relations with its union, following a Biden administration…

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VA restores official time to health care workforce, agrees to a reset with AFGE

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House appropriators formally endorse Biden’s 2022 federal pay proposal

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(Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

Pent up demand for VA services driving record 2022 budget request, agency says

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After some agencies restore federal unions’ official time, new House bill would eliminate it

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this Spet. 18, 2019, file photo, the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. A Trump administration proposal to roll back environmental reviews for big projects is drawing heavy objections from African American and Latino communities.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

EPA details plans to restore collective bargaining with largest employee union

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VA announces plans to restore collective bargaining and official time

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Agencies should re-engage now with unions over repealed Trump workforce orders, OPM says

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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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President Joe Biden signs executive orders after speaking about the coronavirus in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

UPDATED: Biden repeals Schedule F, overturns Trump workforce policies with new executive order

President Joe Biden took executive action Friday to repeal at least four Trump-era executive orders that limited collective bargaining and stripped certain…

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NTEU will push agencies for permanent telework arrangements in post-pandemic world

The National Treasury Employees Union said it will push agencies at the bargaining table, as well as the new administration and Congress through legislation or new policy, to consider making telework arrangements and remote work programs permanent.

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