Last Friday, the Trump Administration issued three executive orders that will make it easier for federal agencies to fire employees. Buzzfeed reports “the executive orders will significantly reduce the amount of time it takes for federal agencies to go through the process of firing a federal employee; reward ‘performance over seniority’; order agencies to work on renegotiating union contracts and publish them in a database; and require all federal employees to devote at least 75% of their work hours for agency purposes.
- White House press release
- Executive Order Developing Efficient, Effective, and Cost-Reducing Approaches to Federal Sector Collective Bargaining
- Executive Order Ensuring Transparency, Accountability, and Efficiency in Taxpayer Funded Union Time Use
- Executive Order Promoting Accountability and Streamlining Removal Procedures Consistent with Merit System Principles