Executive orders on federal employment, and vigorous union opposition to them, appear to have poisoned relations between federal unions and the Trump administration beyond antidote.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Wednesday denied unions a chance to rehear their case against the president’s workforce executive orders before a full panel of judges.
New regulations from the Office of Personnel Management implement portions of the president’s May 2018 executive order on firings and disciplinary actions for federal employees.
An American Federation of Government Employees local is suing the Trump administration, the Social Security Administration and the Federal Service Impasses Panel for violating an injunction on the president’s workforce executive orders.
The legal battle over the president’s workforce executive orders continues, after federal employee unions on Friday asked the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to hear their case.
The American Federation of Government Employees has sued the Federal Service Impasses Panel over its decision to rewrite major portions of the unions’ contract with the Social Security Administration. If AFGE is successful, the case could have significant implications for other federal employee unions engaged in agency negotiations.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced plans to streamline the department’s 13 ethics programs into one.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Wednesday denied the Trump administration’s motion to immediately lift the injunction on the president’s workforce executive orders.
Federal employee unions last week asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to deny the government an opportunity to immediately enforce the provisions of the President’s workforce executive orders.
US attorneys asked the U.S. Court of Appeals, which last week overturned a lower court’s 2018 decision to invalidate key provisions of the president’s three workforce executive orders, to allow their immediate enforcement.