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Federal government, stressed by coronavirus, seeks to hire and retain workers through incentives

April 7, 2020

With many federal agencies taking on increasing workloads in response to the coronavirus, the government has opened a tool kit of exceptions to its standard policies on hiring, assigning and paying federal employees.

However, the government is not yet ready to make available to its employees new paid sick leave related to the pandemic that took effect, on paper at least, last week.