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‘OPM sent a signal’: Still no final regulations on 2017 administrative leave law

OPM said the holdup on issuing final regulations is due to a conflict with rest and recuperation leave, but proponents of the legislation voiced frustrations…

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FILE - A Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is prepared at St Charles' Centre for Health and Wellbeing in London, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Everyone in Britain who is 50 or over will be offered a fourth dose of coronavirus vaccine in the fall it was announced Friday, July 15, 2022, lowering the age threshold from the previously announced 65. The Department of Health said it had accepted advice from the U.K.’s independent vaccines adviser about the autumn booster program. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

Federal employees have more paid time off from OPM to get COVID-19 booster shots

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Snow covers the ground at the White House, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

No snow days for teleworkers during the pandemic, OPM reminds feds

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FILE - In this Thursday, March 14, 2019, file photo, a Border Patrol agent talks with a group suspected of having entered the U.S. illegally near McAllen, Texas. The Trump administration has quietly shut down the nation's asylum system for the first time in decades amid coronavirus concerns, largely because holding people in custody is considered too dangerous. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Officers urge CBP to reinstate weather and safety leave schedules during pandemic

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House Democrats propose health insurance flexibilities for feds during coronavirus

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Unions raise coronavirus safety concerns over frontline CBP, VA employees

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What to know about evacuation payment authority during the coronavirus

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What’s taking agencies so long to order telework during the coronavirus pandemic?

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Empowered with new flexibilities, IRS managers hesitant to act on telework guidance

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Federal agencies in DC open but with ‘maximum telework’ flexibilities, OMB says

The Office of Personnel Management also announced an operating status change for the national capital region. Federal offices are open but with maximum…

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A woman uses hand sanitizer after voting in the presidential primary election at the the Summit View Church of the Nazarene Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. The polling place served two precincts as voters who were scheduled to vote at a nearby senior living facility were directed to vote at the church after the facility backed out due to coronavirus concerns. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Agencies should expand telework for employees at ‘higher risk’ for coronavirus, OMB says

The latest guidance from the Trump administration comes as the Smithsonian Institution and the National Archives and Records Administration close museums,…

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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

The Office of Personnel Management has more guidance on telework, sick leave and other options as agencies prepare their workforces for the growing spread of the coronavirus.

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