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Feds can still take administrative leave to get COVID-19 booster shots

The Safer Federal Workforce Task Force is sunsetting, but federal employees can still take four hours of paid administrative leave to get COVID-19 boosters.

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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

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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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Ken Rosenberg: What new sick leave rules mean for contractors

Over the objections of contractors in a variety of industries, the White House is pushing ahead with new rules. One requires a week of sick leave for every…

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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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