Legislation has been introduced to create a path for implementing a plan to restructure or reorganize portions of the federal government.
A White House proposal would substantially change OPM, move it under the EOP and merge the Departments of Education and Labor.
A Department of Education employee removed for various misconduct reasons tried to thwart the agency’s action by pointing to his whistleblowing activity. Since he could not prove it was protected whistleblowing and the agency could prove it would fire him even if it had been, he lost out on his appeal.
The Trump administration has revoked guidelines issued by federal agencies under the Obama administration which instructed public schools to allow transgender students to use their preferred restroom facilities.