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- Friday, June 12, 2020
- How front line feds could get a legislative boost - June 12, 2020
- Jessie Bur, Federal TimesLegislation intended to financially support “essential workers” currently working in-person during the COVID-19 pandemic could also apply to some federal employees that were required to work in the office or interact with citizens.The Pandemic Heroes Compensation Act, introduced in both chambers of Congress May 15, defines an essential worker as “any individual, employee, or contractor working for a person, business, nonprofit entity, or federal, state, tribal, territorial or local government that is determined, during the response to the COVID–19 pandemic, to be essential, based on state, local, tribal or territorial orders or declarations (or equivalent) or federal guidance published by the Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency, and who performed work outside their place of residence.”To read the full article, please click here.