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Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) sent a letter this week to OPM director John Berry urging agency heads to eliminate federal employees that do not show up for work, who are not performing official work, or who are simply not working at all as a cost saving means to avoid furloughs of essential employees.
Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN.) has offered an amendment to defund the enforcement of any decisions or regulations made by an invalid National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “quorum” that includes individuals whose presence at the board was ruled by a federal court to be unconstitutional.