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January 2020 Archives

News from Congress: Federal Employee Paid Leave Act

News from Congress:   In late December 2019, Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, Pub.L. 116-92. The NDAA enacted a new paid parental leave benefit for most federal employees.

News from Congress: New Law on Whistleblowing to Congress

News from Congress:  In late December 2019, Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, Pub.L. 116-92. The NDAA contained new amendments to whistleblower protection laws for those who blow the whistle to Congress.

News from Congress: Federal Applicants and the Fair Chance Act

News from Congress: In late December 2019, Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, Pub.L. 116-92.  The NDAA contained a new statute--the "Fair Chance Act"--which made important changes to federal hiring procedures for job applicants with criminal records. 

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