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GovExec Daily: The Legal Implications of the Biden COVID-19 Mandate for Feds

As part of its vaccine-or-testing mandate for on-site federal employees, the Biden administration is instructing agencies to establish their own COVID-19 testing programs, either…

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Unvaccinated federal employees will face discipline for refusing coronavirus testing at work

Federal employees who are not fully vaccinated will face discipline if they refuse to be tested for the coronavirus when reporting to work in person, the Biden administration…

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U.S. Contractors Grapple With Biden Vaccine Proof or Test Order

Businesses with federal contracts are scrambling to comply with a White House order requiring their employees to prove they’re vaccinated against Covid-19 or regularly undergo…

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Biden: Onsite Contractors Must Attest to Vaccine Status or Be Subject to Restrictions

President Biden announced on Thursday that onsite federal contractors, as well as federal employees, must attest to their coronavirus vaccination status or be subject to…

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COVID-19 mandates wade into uncertain legal territory

Public and private employers seeking to mandate the COVID-19 vaccines are bolstered by a Department of Justice opinion and high-profile victory in Texas, but their chances in…

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A vaccine requirement for feds could get complicated

The White House is considering a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for federal employees, but any such move will create complications with workforce groups and in the area of…

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Biden mulling vaccine mandate

President Joe Biden is implementing a governmentwide vaccine requirement and considering a mask mandate for federal employees. Tully Rinckey Partner Stephanie Rapp-Tully…

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White House considering vaccine mandate for federal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is strongly considering requiring federal employees to show proof they’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus or otherwise submit to…

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GovExec Daily: Federal In-Person Office Policies and the ‘Honor System’

As more Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19, more spaces are opening up maskless for those who have received the vaccine. Federal agencies are in the process of creating…

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How Federal Agencies Will Proceed With Hybrid Workplaces

The federal government announced its post-Covid-19 work policy as open with “maximum telework flexibilities” to all current telework-eligible employees, writes Stephanie…

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