Bloomberg Law
May 25, 2018, 8:30 PMUpdated: May 25, 2018, 10:30 PM

Trump Civil Service Order Makes It Easier to Say ‘You’re Fired’ (1)

Louis C. LaBrecque
Louis C. LaBrecque

Three new executive orders from President Donald Trump will make it easier to fire federal workers, require the government to review its collective bargaining agreements for cost savings, and address the issue of federal employees spending more than 25 percent of their work hours on union representation issues.

That’s from Andrew Bremberg, director of the administration’s Domestic Policy Council, and other senior administration officials. The officials described the executive orders during a May 25 telephone news briefing.

The administration also will seek legislative changes to the current civil service system, the officials said. In the meantime, the president is using ...

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