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WORKFORCE. The National Retail Federation, which represents the retail industry, hired Ulman Public Policy & Federal Relations to work on general workforce-related issues. Jennifer Ortega, former staff assistant to ex-Rep. Todd RokitaTheodore (Todd) Edward RokitaFormer Indiana GOP lawmaker, AG hopeful Todd Rokita tests positive for COVID-19 Indiana attorney general loses reelection bid after groping allegations Bottom Line MORE (R-Ind.), and Kathryn Branson, former legislative assistant to ex-Rep. Lou BarlettaLouis (Lou) James Barletta10 bellwether counties that could signal where the election is headed Bottom Line Ex-GOP congressman to lead group to protect Italian products from tariffs MORE (R-Pa.), will work on the account.

HEALTH CARE. Corona Pathology, a California-based pathology laboratory, hired Becker & Poliakoff to work on pathology and laboratory services issues. Omar Franco, former aide to Rep. Mario Diaz-BalartMario Rafael Diaz-BalartHouse Hispanic Republicans welcome four new members GOP Rep. Dan Newhouse tests positive for COVID-19 Colorado Democrat Ed Perlmutter tests positive for coronavirus MORE (R-Fla.), will work on the account.

Disability Benefits Deadline Initiative, which advocates for Social Security disability claims payments, hired K&L Gates to work on issues related to prompt payments of Social Security disability claims. Tim Peckinpaugh, former professional staff aide on the House Science Committee, is among those working on the account.

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TECHNOLOGY. Advocacy organization 5G Action Now hired BGR Government Affairs for support on its work to establish the United States as the worldwide leader in 5G. Erskine Wells, former deputy chief of staff to Sen. Roger WickerRoger Frederick WickerGOP lawmaker patience runs thin with Trump tactics Republicans start turning the page on Trump era The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Trump, Biden blitz battleground states MORE (R-Miss.), will work on the account.

APPROPRIATIONS. Monster Worldwide Inc. an online employment solutions company, hired Holland & Knight to work on appropriations issues. Former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) will work on the account.

ENERGY. Pine Gate Renewables, a utility-scale solar energy developer, hired Lot Sixteen to work on implementation of statutes related to the electric sector, climate change policy and other issues. Colin Hayes, former staff director on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Joseph Eaves, former legislative director to Rep. Paul TonkoPaul David TonkoOvernight Energy: Trump officials finalize plan to open up protected areas of Tongass to logging | Feds say offshore testing for oil can proceed despite drilling moratorium | Dems question EPA's postponement of inequality training Democrats question EPA postponement of environmental inequality training Clark rolls out endorsements in assistant Speaker race MORE (D-N.Y.), will work on the account.