The House is looking to recharge the flagging American economy with a $2.5 trillion stimulus bill that includes direct payments to individuals and families, support for the health care system's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and targeted relief to idled corporations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued recommendations on facial coverings, mirroring growing consensus among experts that even a nonmedical cloth covering could help lower the transmission of the virus by people with it.
Thousands of feds have likely been exposed to COVID-19, many of them in the workplace.
A federal appeals court ruled on March 31 that the Department of Veterans Affairs had improperly employed a 2017 workforce law to fire pharmacy doctor Jeffrey Sayers.
The IRS, which is operating under an evacuation order that mandates telework for all eligible employees, released new guidance outlining its flexible work schedule policy.
The Defense Department issued memos and permission letters for personnel working in the Washington, D.C., region as local and state governments' stay-at-home orders go into effect.
The 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey is being postponed, according to a memo from the Office of Personnel Management.
Agency stresses flexible work schedules, reserved on evacuation pay and administrative leave.
The good-government nonprofit Project on Government Oversight (POGO) is asking for anonymous tips from feds (and the public), to help to quickly identify and rectify ongoing problems in the coronavirus response.
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