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Union Seeks Immediate Block on Trump Federal Worker Order

June 15, 2018, 6:05 PM

An executive order from President Donald Trump limiting the amount of time federal workers can spend on union activities would be blocked immediately if a federal court agrees with a union’s request.

The American Federation of Government Employees told a federal court in Washington that it would be “irreparably harmed” if it has to wait for final action on a lawsuit it filed against the executive order on May 30. The union filed the motion for a preliminary injunction June 14. The union also filed an amended complaint expanding its earlier arguments.

The order was one of three issued by...

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