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*** The Office of Personnel Management notified agencies on Friday that it would have the "final authority" over what federal agency positions are reclassified as Schedule F under a sweeping executive order remaking the competitive civil service. Agencies were advised that they could recommend positions for rescheduling that did not fall within the precise categories of the order, so long as there is written explanations demonstrating that a position is "policy-determining, policy-making, or policy-advocating, or require[s] working closely with senior officials in the case of confidential positions." FCW will have more on this story as it develops.

*** Washington Technology reports that the Defense Information Systems Agency is delaying the release of its $11.7B information technology enclave contract.

*** States' mail-in ballot applications have accessibility issues that could hinder the ability of someone with a disability from requesting a ballot. GCN has more on this story.

Posted on Oct 26, 2020 at 2:23 AM


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