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Biden Directs OSHA to Bolster Actions to Combat Pandemic

He also asked the agency to consider issuing emergency temporary standards.

Biden Signs Executive Order Killing Schedule F, Restoring Collective Bargaining Rights

The president also named Federal Labor Relations Authority Member Ernest DuBester to serve as the agency’s chairman.

Empowering Frontline Federal Workers

Change will require committed leadership. It’s a problem at all levels and in all functions.

Will Merrick Garland, Joe Biden’s Pick for Attorney General, Be Independent in that Role? History Says It’s Unlikely

History shows that attorneys general who are picked by – and serve at the pleasure of – the president are not as independent as they may be expected to be.

Why You Should Turn off Your Camera During Zoom Meetings

It's not just to hide clutter anymore—leaving your camera off during your next virtual meeting could help save the planet, too.

GovExec Daily: How Will Alejandro Mayorkas Lead DHS?

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss President Joe Biden's pick for the Homeland Security Department.

Social Security Boss’ Job Status Unclear Following Inauguration

The White House named Commissioner Andrew Saul among its list of “acting” agency officials, despite the fact that he has five years remaining in his term.

Biden Pauses Construction on the Border Wall

The president also ordered a review of all funding and contracts. 

Joining the Biden Administration? Read This Before You Apply for a Clearance

The five things you need to do before submitting your SF-86 security clearance application.

The Best Time to Retire

When you choose to end your federal career could make a big difference in your retirement security.

Lawmakers Propose 3.2% Raise for Feds in 2022

Democrats in both chambers of Congress have reintroduced legislation to boost basic pay by 2.2% across the board next year, along with an average 1% increase in locality pay.

'People Are Just Relieved': Career Feds Express Optimism as Biden Officials Take Charge at Agencies

Employees are hopeful they will have better relationships with political appointees than existed under Trump.

Coronavirus Roundup: Biden Launches Aggressive Pandemic Plans 

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

It’s Time to Reinvent How America Delivers Foreign Aid

We are facing a moment of profound change; we must prepare for—and make the most of—new realities.

Biden Will Form a Council Dedicated to Policy that Affects Women and Girls

“Too many women are struggling to make ends meet and support their families, and too many are lying awake at night worried about their children’s economic future,” he said.

Biden Administration Pauses Deportations for 100 Days and Suspends 'Remain in Mexico' Policy for Asylum Seekers

The changes come on President Joe Biden’s first day in office where he earlier signed multiple executive orders rolling back additional Trump-era immigration policies.