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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)The White House is visible as morning traffic builds along 16th Street Northwest, in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. The Metro subway system that serves the nation's capital and its Virginia and Maryland suburbs shut down for a full-day for an emergency safety inspection of its third-rail power cables. Making for unusual commute, as the lack of service is forcing some people on the roads, while others are staying home or teleworking. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

More time off at the end of 2021, but not necessarily leaving it on the table

Federal News Network conducted an anonymous, unscientific, online survey of readers who largely indicated they would close out year two of the pandemic…

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USPS urges supervisors to grant ‘liberal sick leave’ during coronavirus pandemic

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President Donald Trump holds a photograph of coronavirus as Dr. Steve Monroe,right, with CDC speaks to members of the press at the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Friday, March 6, 2020. President Trump's trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, briefly scuttled Friday because of unfounded fears that someone there had contracted the coronavirus, was back on, giving the president another chance to calm growing alarm about the spread of the virus in America.  (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

OPM offers up more telework guidance amid growing coronavirus concerns

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John McNerney: Paid sick leave rule would damage contracts with government

Business groups are looking warily at yet another proposed new rule from the Obama administration. This one would require contractors to have mandatory…

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Flying under the office radar … way under!

Maybe we should all find at least one colleague who would agree to give us a courtesy pulse-check at the end of the day.

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Eric Crusius: What does paid leave executive order mean for contractors?

Thanks to a new executive order, 300,000 employees of federal contractors have a new benefit coming and their employers have a new mandate to comply with. On Labor Day, President Barack Obama signed an executive order requiring their employers to offer paid sick leave. Eric Crusius, who represents government contractors at the law firm Miles & Stockbridge, offered his take on In Depth with Francis Rose as part of Industry Chatter.

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