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GovExec Daily: Taming the Bureaucracy

Author Mark Schwartz joins the podcast to discuss how to make government work better for everyone.

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Viewpoint: When an Executive Order Is Racist

President Trump’s directive on diversity training undermines the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Report Finds Agency Websites ‘Missing the Mark’ on COVID Communications

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

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Is There a Safe Way to Be Home for the Holidays?

Throughout the pandemic, Americans have been tempted to violate public-health experts’ recommendations. The winter holidays might be the strongest temptation yet.

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Trump Administration Develops Governmentwide Office Reopening Guidelines, With Contractor Help

Masks, distancing and sensors to track employee movement are all part of GSA’s non-binding coronavirus recommendations.

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GovExec Daily: Fostering a Culture of Connection in the Workplace

Michael Lee Stallard joins the podcast to discuss how leaders can keep staff connected, even during the pandemic.

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Don’t Cancel Federal Diversity Training, Fix It

Our research shows that mandatory, cookie-cutter training with slides explaining “implicit bias” and other forms of discrimination are largely ineffective and sometimes counterproductive.

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Confronting Racism is Our American Duty

Any guidance on how employees can better understand and respect others is a sign of progress in a civilized society, not a threat to it, argues the leader of the National Treasury Employees Union.

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Reading Too Much Political News Is Bad for Your Well-Being

Obsessing over politics could hurt your happiness and your relationships.

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GovExec Daily: The White House COVID-19 Outbreak

 Katherine McIntire Peters joins the podcast to discuss the president's diagnosis and the workplace safety measures at the White House.

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Coronavirus Roundup: More Top Officials Test Positive or Go Into Quarantine; HHS Whistleblower Resigns

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

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Federal Workplaces Aren’t Safe — My Husband Died After Contracting COVID-19 in One

A visibly sick co-worker and insufficient safety protocols created unnecessary risk at a Virginia facility.

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The People Trump Came Home To

The president’s behavior threatens the very employees charged with taking care of him.