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OPM leadership largely agrees with proposed reshaping of agency 

The Biden administration’s approach to changing the way federal employees are managed will largely fall in line with the changes envisioned in the National Academy of Public Administration’s March 2021 report on the future of the Office of Personnel Management, according to a formula response issued by the agency Sept. 13. 

Vaccination rates vary inside VA as mandate expands to broader federal workforce 

While the rest of the federal workforce waits for more guidance about the Biden administration’s recently-announced vaccine mandate, the Department of Veterans Affairs is plugging along with its own policy for health care personnel. 

Many Maryland business groups, unions back Biden’s COVID-19 mandates, with some caveats 

As COVID-19 cases began to rise over the summer, Maryland manufacturers faced a wrenching choice. 

Biden administration reviving Trump's "Remain in Mexico" border policy 

The Biden administration is restarting a Trump-era border program that requires migrants to wait in Mexico while their asylum requests are reviewed despite the "inhumane" conditions it believes the policy fueled, a top U.S. official told CBS News. 

USP Thomson union secures 25% retention bonus to help with understaffing

The labor union representing USP Thomson AFGE 4070, has secured a 25 percent retention bonus for all eligible staff after one year of employment after two years of lobbying.

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