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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

Gayle Smith Nominated as Administrator of USAID

On April 30, 2015, President Obama announced the nomination of Gayle E. Smith as the next administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Smith is currently special assistant to the president and since 2009 has served as senior director for development and democracy at the National Security Council. Continue reading Gayle Smith Nominated as Administrator of USAID