Updates on COVID-19

Updates on COVID-19 Partnering with the U.S. Defense Industrial Base to Combat COVID-19 The Department of Defense released a statement announcing a new Joint Acquisition Task Force to handle DoD’s COVID response. The website also contains a portal for industry to submit proposals for supplying medical equipment. Extension of Time for Filing Individual Subcontracting Reports The Small Business Administration announced that the […]

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GSA Issues Non-Availability Determination for TAA

GSA Issues Non-Availability Determination for TAA The General Services Administration issued a non-availability determination for the Trade Agreements clauses that certain supplies are temporarily unavailable. The determination allows agencies using GSA contracts to purchase cleaning supplies that are not manufactured in the United States or a designated country. Agencies using GSA contracts do not need […]

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Acquisition Systems Extensions Due to COVID-19

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RICARDO J.A. PITTS-WILEY, A PARTNER AT THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, SPEAKS WITH FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK ON FEDS AND HAZARD PAY

Should federal employees get hazard pay during the pandemic? Now that the largest federal employee union has sued the government for hazardous duty pay, the question arises: How many employees, outside those named in the suit, might be eligible governmentwide? For more on what hazardous pay is all about and a little history, Federal Drive with […]

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HEATHER WHITE, A PARTNER AT THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, PENS A COLUMN ON THE CORONAVIRUS AND FEDERAL DEADLINES

The Only Things Immune to Coronavirus? EEO and MSPB Deadlines April 2, 2020 With everything in disarray and large parts of the country under stay at home orders, federal employees could be forgiven for assuming that, as in last year’s furloughs, the deadlines for filing EEO complaint or appealing from adverse actions are stayed for […]

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JOANNA FRIEDMAN, A PARTNER AT THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, SPEAKS WITH FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK ON FEDS TRAVELING DURING THE LOCKDOWN

DOJ instructs state, local law enforcement to excuse feds traveling for work from lock downs March 27, 2020 1:39 pm        Despite lock downs and travel restrictions that are beginning to spread across the country, many federal employees still need to go into work to provide essential services. That’s why, on March 20, the Office of […]

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RICARDO J.A. PITTS-WILEY, A PARTNER AT THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, PENS A COLUMN FOR GOVEXEC ON TIPS FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS

  SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Can’t Telework? 10 Tips for Feds Impacted by COVID-19 You may have options you’re not aware of. MARCH 23, 2020 05:34 PM ET CORONAVIRUS By RICARDO J.A. PITTS-WILEY If you are a federal employee who is not a telework program participant, it is important that you be aware of the options that may be […]

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RICARDO J.A. PITTS-WILEY, A PARTNER AT THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, APPEARED ON GOVERNMENT MATTERS TO DISCUSS Tips for federal employees during the coronavirus

Tips for federal employees during the coronavirus Published on March 19, 2020 Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, federal employment attorney and partner at the Federal Practice Group was interviewed by Government Matters yesterday and has some very useful tips for federal employees seeking time off during this coronavirus crisis. To listen the segment click here.  

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THE PRESIDENT’S CORONAVIRUS GUIDELINES FOR AMERICA

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Ricardo J.A. Pitts-Wiley, a partner at The Federal Practice Group, speaks with Joe Davidson of the Washington Post on fed employees and telework options

Ricardo J.A. Pitts-Wiley, a partner at The Federal Practice Group, speaks with Joe Davidson of the Washington Post on fed employees and telework options

Some federal workers can’t telework. Here are tips for what they can do. A Transportation Security Administration officer at Oakland International Airport screens a traveler on Wednesday. About 57 percent of federal employees are ineligible for telework opportunities. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) By Joe Davidson Columnist March 19, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. EDT After numerous […]

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