OPM Changes Snow Day Leave Policy

Feds scheduled to be on vacation or sick leave when Washington-area offices close because of an emergency now won’t get an automatic excused absence.

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Congress Gives States Breathing Room on Medical Marijuana arrowFor the first time, lawmakers approved a measure to block the Justice Department ...

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Washington Gov. Announces Carbon Cap-and-Trade Plan and New Clean Fuel Standards arrowJay Inslee’s plan likely faces a tough time in Olympia.

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5 Tips to Boost Your Employee Survey Ranking arrowGovernment isn’t just doomed to have low morale, so fix it.

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It's Hard to Tell Whether U.S. Spending to Elevate Women in Afghanistan Is Working arrowDefense, State and USAID are unable to link their ...

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Pay & Benefits Watch

Disengaged Employees, Lackluster Pay and More arrowA weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.

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How the Fight Against Ebola Shaped 2014 arrowAnthony Fauci and other experts weigh in on what to take away from the devastation of the disease.

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Use of Gunfire-Detection Technology Expands to More Cities arrowShotSpotter, used in more than 60 U.S. cities, is now helping police in ...

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Jeb Bush's Presidential Hopes Are Bad News for Hillary arrowThe former Florida governor may or may not be a strong candidate, but his presence ...

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With New Policy, DOD Components Won’t Need DISA to Buy Cloud Services arrowThe new guidance overrides two previous memorandums that charged DISA ...

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The Complete Guide to Sitting at Your Desk arrowDesk work can take a toll on your body, and it’s the sitting still that causes the problem.

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New York State Moves to Ban Fracking arrowGov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state's moratorium on the drilling practice will remain in place.

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