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Congress finalizes sweeping veterans policy bill with new protections for women, students

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House lawmakers on Wednesday finalized a massive, sweeping veterans policy measure which includes new protections for student veterans, new aid for veterans hurt by the ongoing pandemic and long sought-after improvements to VA services aimed at women veterans. The 337-page bill — cobbled together in recent months from dozens of smaller reform measures — easily […]

Congress finalizes sweeping veterans policy bill with new protections for women, students

congress-finalizes-sweeping-veterans-policy-bill-with-new-protections-for-women,-students

House lawmakers on Wednesday finalized a massive, sweeping veterans policy measure which includes new protections for student veterans, new aid for veterans hurt by the ongoing pandemic and long sought-after improvements to VA services aimed at women veterans. The 337-page bill — cobbled together in recent months from dozens of smaller reform measures — easily […]

OPM finalizes rules to address new and underperforming employees

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The Office of Personnel Management released a final rule Oct. 16 that pairs down the process of dealing with underperforming federal employees while encouraging the use of probationary periods for employees just entering government service. The rule change was first proposed in September 2019 and restricts employees determined to be exhibiting poor performance to only […]