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In this Monday, April 6, 2020, photo, students are shown on a laptop interacting with Weber State University dance professor Joseph Blake, as he teaches his modern dance class from his living room in Ogden, Utah. Since March 12, when the university announced that all classes would not meet on campus due to the new coronavirus, Blake has continued teaching his class remotely from online video chat. (Ben Dorger/Standard-Examiner via AP)

The trouble with online meetings, is online meetings. Or does D.C. really need federal employees to file back to their offices?

Critics of telework often point to its limitations on collaboration. Video meetings have replaced the conference table for millions of teleworkers, but…

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(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, photo shows a Social Security card in Tigard, Ore.  Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

TMF targets cybersecurity, zero trust and classified cloud with latest awards

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One-on-One with NARFE’s staff vice president for Policy and Programs

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FILE - People walk up the steps even though the National Archives is closed with the partial government shutdown Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington. The nominee to head the National Archives is set to face an abnormally contentious Senate confirmation hearing this week. President Joe Biden nominated Colleen Shogan to take over the nation's record-keeping agency last month. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

NARA becomes latest agency to expand telework in new union agreement

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. Lawmakers are increasingly looking at boosting the IRS to help pay for infrastructure improvements. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS to study telework’s impact on workforce in omnibus spending bill

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Congress moves to reauthorize CISA’s cyber defense program

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Biden administration outlines how agencies can measure progress toward PMA goals

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IG: Climate change to add to Treasury Department’s workload as well

In today’s Federal Newscast, you can add the treasury department to the list of agencies whose workload may significantly increase due to climate change.

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Be careful how you implement policies: Lessons from Treasury’s mistake

Every policy change has consequences — some intentional, but others can be unexpected. The unexpected ones are the ones that can make a big impact, for…

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IRS hiring, IT upgrades set high bar for taxpayer assistance next filing season

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen outlined “bold commitments” the IRS will make over the next six months to build out its workforce and upgrade its IT capabilities.

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