Tony Reardon

FILE - This Aug. 2, 2018 file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md. The Food and Drug Administration has issued a negative review of a closely watched experimental drug for the debilitating illness known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The review comes ahead of a meeting this week for outside experts to vote on the drug for ALS. The drug has been the focal point of a lobbying campaign by patients, their families and lawmakers. FDA reviewers said Monday, March 28, 2022 the single study from Amylyx Pharmaceuticals was “not persuasive” due to missing data, errors in enrolling patients and other problems. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Deadline approaches to pass bill affecting employment for 3,500 FDA workers

Thousands of employees at the Food and Drug Administration would face potential furlough if user fee program legislation isn’t passed by Sept. 30.

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Security personnel from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Protective Service, watch the vicinity around the Alexandria Federal Court in Alexandria, Va., on day one of Paul Manafort's trial, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

House Dems want details from Federal Protective Service in wake of rising threats

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(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2020, file photo, a COVID-19 vaccination record card is shown at Seton Medical Center in Daly City, Calif. Los Angeles leaders are poised to enact one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates, a sweeping measure that would require the shots for everyone entering a bar, restaurant, nail salon, gym or even a Lakers game. The City Council on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, is scheduled to consider the proposal and most members have said they support it as a way of preventing further COVID-019 surges. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Task force eases COVID-19 screening guidance at federal facilities

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Feds’ pay lags 22.5% behind private sector, the Federal Salary Council reports

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OPM, NTEU offer recommendations to improve relationships between agencies, unions

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House committee pushes forward on encouraging federal telework expansion

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FILE - This April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. On Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming The IRS will issue a fourth round of stimulus checks to Americans in February 2022. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

IRS makes rare call to set higher gas reimbursement rate for rest of 2022

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NTEU calls for clearer FLRA guidelines to increase federal-labor efficiency

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IRS brings teleworking staff back to office in phased reentry starting in May

The National Treasury Employees Union confirmed Thursday that the IRS plans to bring bargaining unit employees back to the office in two phases, one on…

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Biden calls for ‘vast majority’ of federal employees to return to office as COVID-19 conditions improve

President Joe Biden is calling for more federal employees to return to the office, saying “significant progress” made fighting the COVID-19 pandemic…

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IRS creates ‘surge team’ to address backlog, scraps plan to close tax processing center

The IRS, already dealing with a significant backlog of tax returns and taxpayer correspondence, is scrapping plans to consolidate the number of facilities that process its paper workload.

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