For the Trump administration, 2018 was a productive year filled small, but productive steps toward its goal of modernizing the federal workforce. But it was a very different kind of year for federal employee unions.
Federal unions have filed a joint lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the same venue where the organizations saw success with their recent legal challenge of the President’s executive orders.
Citing “governmentwide reach,” the Trump administration requested an expedited briefing in its appeal of the federal district court’s injunction of the president’s executive orders.
A federal district court judge issued a long-awaited decision on the legality of President Donald Trump’s executive orders on official time, collective bargaining and employee accountability.
A coalition of federal unions has sued the Trump administration over the president’s recent executive orders, but attorneys representing the government say the unions’ challenges fall outside of the D.C. district court’s jurisdiction.