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GSA is out with suggested corrections to $50B Polaris RFP

Small businesses have until May 23 to submit comments on GSA’s suggested changes to the mentor-protégé requirements under the solicitation Polaris governmentwide acquisition contract.

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Two workforce bills to pay attention to from House committee’s latest markup

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1,400 EEOC employees will return to the office, but union negotiations still ongoing

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Amid 'grave' concerns about facility conditions, Navy learned lessons about shipyard overhaul

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USPS board's governors now mostly Biden picks following latest Senate confirmations

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Give thanks for the dedicated federal employees who keep things running

Federal employees and contractors are responsible for some of the most important work that keeps America running. That's why, every May, we take time to honor their service and dedication to the public. Join us by sending an e-card to the feds in your life, be they coworkers, family, friends or just someone who's helped you.

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With Operation Allies Welcome, DHS reaps benefits of ‘as a service’ model

How is the Department of Homeland Security evolving its IT to meet the demands of the current landscape?

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House advances bill to boost pay, benefits for TSA employees

The bill would bring 60,000 TSA employees, including transportation security officers, under the same personnel system as other federal employees under Title 5 of U.S. Code.

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EEOC, DOJ 'sounding alarm’ over AI hiring tools that screen out disabled applicants

The Biden administration is telling employers and software vendors to avoid artificial intelligence hiring tools that may screen out employees with disabilities.

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For the Army and Air Force, unified, integrated data leads to better budget planning and execution

The Defense Department’s venerable planning, programming, budgeting and execution process, the PPBE, is designed to create stability and predictability. But the real world imposes unpredictability and disruption. That’s the essential challenge for the PPBE, which has a five-year cycle starting with the POM, or program objective memorandum required of each program.

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How COVID-19 impacted staffing at the military’s hospitals and clinics

During the COVID-19 pandemic, staffing the nation’s healthcare facilities has been a challenge pretty much across the board. But the military’s hospitals and clinics faced special circumstances.

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Spy agencies look to standardize use of open source intelligence

Spy agencies are starting to organize around a set of common standards and data for using open source intelligence, but challenges remain.

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A long-time defense analyst joins the defense industry

For anyone in Washington wanting to understand something in the Defense Department budget, Todd Harrison has been a go-to analyst. Now, after seven years at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, he’s leaving to join a defense company.

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Survey: What are your thoughts on return-to-office plans?

Federal News Network is conducting a survey to gauge your thoughts on returning to the office.

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Defense News

How COVID-19 impacted staffing at the military’s hospitals and clinics

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Amid ‘grave’ concerns about facility conditions, Navy learned lessons about shipyard overhaul

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Pay & Benefits

paid family leave, talent pipeline

Two workforce bills to pay attention to from House committee’s latest markup

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How COVID-19 impacted staffing at the military’s hospitals and clinics

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TSP

How FRTIB wants to improve service to Thrift Savings Plan investors

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1,400 EEOC employees will return to the office, but union negotiations still ongoing

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Workforce

paid family leave, talent pipeline

Two workforce bills to pay attention to from House committee’s latest markup

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How COVID-19 impacted staffing at the military’s hospitals and clinics

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