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LABOR. The Payroll Group, a trade association representing independent payroll and benefit service providers, recently hired GrayRobinson to work on real-time payments and legislation affecting payroll servicing, according to disclosures. Doyle Bartlett, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Bill McCollum (R-Fla.), and Chris McCannell, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), among others, will work on the account. 

HEALTH CARE. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance hired Monument Advocacy to work on issues related to health care, cancer research, Medicare payment systems, treatment costs and care access for cancer patients. John Murray, former communications director for ex-Rep. Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorConservative House Republican welcomes Clark as chief of US Chamber Former House GOP leader: Fear of telling 'truth' to voters led to Capitol riot Biden faces tall order in uniting polarized nation MORE (R-Va.); Kimberly Ellis, former legislative director to Rep. Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyBiden nominee previews post-Trump trade agenda New CDC guidance ends up deepening debate over reopening schools McCarthy seeks shift from party's civil war MORE (R-Texas); and John Mulligan, former chief of staff to Rep. Adam SmithDavid (Adam) Adam SmithBiden seeks to walk fine line with Syria strike Overnight Defense: Biden sends message with Syria airstrike | US intel points to Saudi crown prince in Khashoggi killing | Pentagon launches civilian-led sexual assault commission The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Divided House on full display MORE (D-Wash.), are among those who will work on the account.

Ascension, a health care system, hired McDermott+Consulting to work on issues relating to health care data management and privacy. Rodney Whitlock, former health policy director to Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyGrassley to vote against Tanden nomination Grassley says he'll decide this fall whether to run in 2022 Yellen deputy Adeyemo on track for quick confirmation MORE (R-Iowa), will work on the account.

ANIMALS. Crissy Field Dog Group, a California-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting and advocating for responsible dog ownership, hired K&L Gates to work on issues related to dog walking management plans. Former Reps. James Walsh (R-N.Y.) and Jeff DenhamJeffrey (Jeff) John DenhamBottom line Business groups breathe sigh of relief over prospect of divided government Ex-RNC, Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy charged in covert lobbying scheme MORE (R-Calif.), among others, will work on the account.

MANUFACTURING. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company hired A1.9 Strategies to work on Defense Department support for strategic development and nonmetal material solutions. Michael Higdon, former chief of staff to Rep. Hal RogersHarold (Hal) Dallas RogersSix ways to visualize a divided America READ: The Republicans who voted to challenge election results House Republicans who didn't sign onto the Texas lawsuit MORE (R-Ky.), will work on the account.