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FILE  - In this Feb. 15, 2001 file photo, Secretary of State Colin Powell looks on as President Bush addresses State Department employees at the State Department in Washington. Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications. In an announcement on social media Monday, the family said Powell had been fully vaccinated. He was 84. (AP Photo/Kenneth Lambert)

A great leader exits the scene; Metro leaves the tracks

Remembering Colin Powell, and an untimely bad break for WMATA.

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Metro service cuts due to pandemic could severely hurt federal commuters

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Agencies offer mixed messages on telework during summer Metro closures

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OPM pushes alternate work schedules while feds feel strain of Metro maintenance

OPM is pushing agencies to develop plans to deal with Metro maintenance, while feds are already seeing longer commutes and more traffic.

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How is your agency responding to Metro maintenance?

OPM allowed each federal agency to decide how it would deal with the ongoing Metro Safetrack maintenance plan. Here’s how they’ve responded.

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OPM creates interagency council to deal with Metro maintenance plan

OPM acting Director Beth Cobert gives agencies initial guidance to deal with the impending closures of the Washington, D.C. area subway system. In the memo, OPM recommended agencies review and expand flexible workplace policies.

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