A memo from the Department of Health and Human Services provides guidance on which occupations at the agency are exempt from the hiring freeze.
Legislation has been introduced in the House which would exempt veterans from the federal hiring freeze.
The Office of Personnel Management has provided an extensive list of questions and answers with additional guidance about the hiring freeze.
The Defense Department has issued agency-specific guidance on the hiring freeze. The author provides a complete breakdown of the details.
OPM has released additional guidance on the hiring freeze which provides more detail on allowed exemptions.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that direct patient care positions within the agency are exempt from the Trump administration’s hiring freeze.
The Chairmen of the House and Senate VA committees sent a letter to President Trump asking for clarification about exempting the VA from the hiring freeze.
The Office of Management and Budget has released important guidance with answers to some big remaining questions federal employees are likely to have about the hiring freeze.
The federal hiring freeze announced this week led to a strong initial outcry, but news reports have since been surfacing which suggest it may not be as bad as it first sounded.