Category Archives: General

Guidance on USAID Operations during a Lapse in Appropriations

The assistant administrator for Management at USAID’s Office of Human Capital and Talent Management sent a memorandum to principal officers, assistant administrators, and heads of independent offices concerning operations before and during a lapse in appropriations, based on the status of the most current legislative action.  Continue reading Guidance on USAID Operations during a Lapse in Appropriations

President Obama Orders Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors

On Labor Day 2015 (Monday, September 7), President Obama signed the Executive Order “Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors,” requiring Federal contractors to offer their employees up to seven days of paid sick leave per year. Continue reading President Obama Orders Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors