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USPS Requests $75B in Emergency Funds to Keep Agency Alive

Outside the U.S. Post Office in Queens on April 8, 2020. JOHN NACION/STAR MAX VIA AP   USPS Requests $75B in Emergency Funds to Keep Agency Alive Without congressional intervention, Postal Service would “run out of cash” this fall. APRIL 9, 2020 05:48 PM ET ERIC KATZ Senior Correspondent   The U.S. Postal Service is requesting…

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Bill offers hazard pay for essential workers, including feds

Bill offers hazard pay for essential workers, including feds By Lia Russell Apr 08, 2020 Senate Democrats are introducing legislation aimed at giving hazard pay to essential frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic. In a call with reporters on April 7, Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.)…

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State Department Allows Employees to Take Off 10 Paid Hours Per Week

State Department Allows Employees to Take Off 10 Paid Hours Per Week Administrative leave will help employees look after loved ones or their own health during coronavirus crisis, department says. APRIL 6, 2020 ERIC KATZ Senior Correspondent   The State Department is allowing its workforce to take up to 10 hours per week of paid…

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