Management

Viewpoint: Authoritarian Populists Have Six Classic Moves. Trump's Response to COVID-19 Uses 5 of Them.

While the president may not be using the coronavirus to consolidate power, Americans should still be worried about the threat he poses to democracy.

Workforce

How To Keep Your Pets Happy While Social Distancing

Staying home for social distancing may disrupt your pets' routine. But recreating a schedule can keep them (and you) happy.

Management

GovExec Daily: Medical Supply Shortages and the Pandemic

Route Fifty’s Emma Coleman and GovExec’s Eric Katz join the podcast to discuss the coordination between government and health officials – and where that is failing.

Workforce

Thousands of IRS Employees Are Currently Home With Pay, But Not Working

Agency faces major logistical challenges after massive stimulus package, but union says tens of thousands of employees cannot work remotely.

Management

What Happens if Social Distancing for COVID-19 Ends Too Soon?

A new model can show how different interventions, like social distancing, will affect the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Management

Federal Prison System Goes Into ‘Modified Lockdown’

New procedures due to coronavirus concerns will last 14 days, after which the agency will re-evaluate. 

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: A Dire New Assessment, More Calls to Close National Parks

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

Management

Viewpoint: Protect Dr. Fauci

Congress should act to ensure that directors of the various parts of the National Institutes of Health—of whom Anthony Fauci is one—cannot be fired for dissenting from the president’s views.

Tech

Can Better Airplane Boarding Procedures Slow the Spread of Coronavirus?

A new computer model offers a better way to understand how people move in tight spaces, which can affect how viruses spread.

Workforce

America’s Other Heroes: The U.S. Public Health Service

On a recent visit to San Antonio, I encountered a new example of selfless service.

Defense

Navy Evacuates Aircraft Carrier Infected by Coronavirus

"The spread of the disease is ongoing and accelerating,” Capt. Brett Crozier wrote to service leaders seeking urgent help.

Management

4 Tips to Protect Your Sleep in the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to get quality sleep, researchers warn.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Hazard Pay Lawsuit

Erich Wagner and Tom Shoop join the podcast to discuss what public servants need to know about the hazard pay lawsuit filed by five feds and AFGE.

Management

Industry Groups Welcome Stimulus Provisions for Federal Contractors

Agencies may reimburse contractors for paid or sick leave if they can’t telework.

Management

OPM Offers Tips for Agencies to Help Teleworking Feds with Caregiving

The federal government’s HR agency encouraged agencies to be flexible with employees who have children or other relatives they must care for with school and other care facilities closed.

Oversight

‘I'll Be the Oversight,’ Trump Says as His Political Appointees Protect Wall Street, Real Estate

Banks, real estate investors and large corporations all got help even before President Donald Trump signed the COVID-19 stimulus package, as bank regulators quietly handed billions to Wall Street.

Management

There’s a Playbook for Implementing the CARES Act; Agencies Need to Follow It

We are going to see billions of dollars in new contract spending for both surge and ongoing requirements.

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: First Military Service Member Dies, IRS Issues Information on Stimulus Checks

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

Management

Kushner Firm Built the Coronavirus Website Trump Promised

The extent of Oscar Health’s work on coronavirus testing hasn’t been previously reported.