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Jul 26, 2021

The political and social divides in the United States are deep and can affect relationships in all parts of someone’s life. The COVID-19 crisis has brought new divisions into these relationships around the pandemic itself. As workplaces reopen, employers and employees will have to navigate a new environment.

Leslie...


Jul 22, 2021

Paid family leave for federal employees has been a goal of Congressional Democrats for years and that goal got closer to fulfillment last week when a House panel advanced a bill that would provide 12 weeks of paid family leave to federal employees. The bill is far from law and its advancement was not without controversy...


Jul 21, 2021

The pandemic has reoriented the way most of us work and the federal civil service is no different. Since maximum telework was instituted in the spring of 2020, the federal government has had to make a series of adjustments to its operations, including remote work and hiring practices. It remains to be seen if the...


Jul 20, 2021

Both public and private sector spaces are in the process of reopening, signaling a new phase in the pandemic. While the U.S. is near the top of worldwide vaccination rates, we’re still short of the 70% White House goal. As the new school year approaches and new COVID-19 variants spread, the concern about a lack of an...


Jul 19, 2021

Earlier this year, President Joe Biden issued an executive order requiring that the minimum wage paid by government contractors be at least $15 per hour. The order will not affect the overwhelming majority of contract workers, its implementation will not be as easy as the White House and its supporters hope.

Stan...