Contractor Back Pay is Back on the Table

The House has taken up legislation that would provide federal contractors with back pay for the most recent government shutdown. Lawmakers already passed legislation granting back pay to federal employees following a shutdown but many remained critical of the unequal treatment provided to federal contractors who were also affected by government closures. House appropriators are now looking toward a legislative fix for this disparity.

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DC Rep Introduces Legislation Calling for Federal Law Enforcement Body Cameras

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) introduced legislation this week that would require uniformed federal police officers to wear body cameras and have dashboard cameras in police vehicles. Norton and Beyer have framed this as an issue of public transparency following recent decisions by state and local law enforcement departments to withdraw from federal task forces due to a lack of oversight cameras.

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This Week on FEDtalk

Ethics and Accountability for Government Attorneys

Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion of ethics and accountability in the federal government. The guests will cover the Professional Review process for government attorneys and other government ethics considerations.

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FLEOA Scores Legal Victory for Agents with Hearing Loss

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) National President Nathan Catura released a statement earlier this week that detailed a settlement impacting agents with hearing loss.

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