Bloomberg Law
Sept. 26, 2018, 12:56 PMUpdated: Sept. 27, 2018, 6:10 PM

Trump Administration Appeals Ruling on Federal Worker Rights (CORRECTED)

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

The Trump administration has asked a federal appeals court in the District of Columbia to review a judge’s ruling that blocked significant portions of three executive orders limiting federal workers’ rights.

President Donald Trump signed the executive orders May 25. The administration’s action would make it easier for federal agencies to fire employees, require the government to review all collective bargaining agreements for cost savings, and limit the amount of time federal workers can spend on union activities to no more than 25 percent of their work hours.

The American Federation of Government Employees, which represents federal workers, responded by ...

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