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Lawmakers advance DHS bills to ban Chinese batteries, help TSAers with commute

The homeland security committee passed a flurry of DHS bills, including several with implications for TSA operations and employees.

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Osprey Crash

Ospreys face flight restrictions through 2025 due to crashes, military tells Congress

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CHCO Council, HR

Treasury’s Heller-Stein stepping in to lead the CHCO Council

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Editor's Pick

CDC, once largely remote, balances return to office with a burnt-out workforce

The CDC is now telling most teleworking employees to come into the office at least twice per two-week pay period. But some IT and data employees are exempt.

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Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange 2024

Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange 2024

Join us on June 25 and 26 to explore civilian agency progress in using the cloud to improve digital services and federal missions. Register today!

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkReturn-to-office review: Employees call for flexibility, while legislation lags

Return-to-office review: Employees call for flexibility, while legislation lags

With the federal return-to-office conversation always in flux, Federal News Network wants to keep you up-to-date on what it all means for federal employees.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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National Archives and Records Administration

NARA to remove analog records as part of new digitization standards

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is moving away from analog records and requiring it in digital format. June 30 will be the deadline.

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Department of Homeland Security

How DHS plans on spending its federal research dollars

The DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate has formulated the agency’s first ever Innovation, Research and Development (IRD) Strategic Plan.

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Social Security

Where Social Security could start, as it tries to improve itself

The Social Security Administration has a decent list of ongoing issues, as identified by the Government Accountability Office.

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Graphic By: Derace LauderdaleContracting

How cost-reimbursement contracts can go haywire over time

A Navy contractor has a million-dollar dispute after waiting five years for the government to audit indirect costs.

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Neurodiversity, autism, Artificial Intelligence

Federal neurodiversity playbook pushes inclusive hiring, retention practices

The new edition of the “Neurodiversity @Work” playbook takes best practices and helps apply them to the world of federal workforce policies.

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Big Data Technology for Business Finance Concept.

Grants procurement pilots demonstrate speed to modernization

Andrea Sampanis, the acting director of the Grants QSMO in HHS, said her team helped three small agencies adopt award management systems more easily.

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Paul Lawrence

What veterans sometimes don't know about VA could fill a book

One challenge for the Veterans Affairs Department is basic. Veterans themselves typically don’t know about all of the benefits they’re entitled to.

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Defense News

Osprey Crash

Ospreys face flight restrictions through 2025 due to crashes, military tells Congress

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Graphic highlighting watch floor of the U.S. Navy. Fleet Cyber Command

How portfolio management is helping the Navy divest old tech, invest in new

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Pay & Benefits

Thiago Glieger

Why it pays to think twice about paying off that mortgage before retirement

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Technology

Workforce

CHCO Council, HR

Treasury’s Heller-Stein stepping in to lead the CHCO Council

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Congress

Former senior officials join rising calls for an alternative to Schedule F

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