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Paid leave expansion for federal employees advances after contentious committee debate

The Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act expands paid time off to all federal workers, allowing them up to 12 weeks to recover from a personal…

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Expanding paid family leave for federal employees faces tough, heated fight

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House Democrats seek expansion of paid leave program for federal employees

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Congress will let federal employees carry over more annual leave into 2021

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A few more things to know about the paid parental leave program

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The race is on to implement federal paid parental leave

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What feds need to know about the upcoming paid parental leave program

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Slim pickings on big federal workforce changes in 2021 legislation

As Congress debates must-pass legislation for 2021, members are leaving many of the big-ticket federal workforce items on the table this year.

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Annual leave carryover, new anti-discrimination safeguards for feds in House NDAA

The House-passed annual defense authorization bill includes a few notable provisions for civilian federal employees.

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House committee clears NDAA with federal paid parental leave fix

The House Armed Services Committee easily passed its version of the 2021 defense authorization bill Wednesday night. The bill contains provisions needed to guarantee paid parental leave coverage to Federal Aviation Administration, Veterans Health Administration and other federal employees left out of the original law.

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