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VA Committee Chairmen Ask for Agency Exemption From Trump on Hiring Freeze

By on January 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Committee Chairmen Ask for Agency Exemption From Trump on 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.

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Hiring Freeze: OMB Guidance Answers Some Key Questions

By on January 25, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Hiring Freeze: OMB Guidance Answers Some Key Questions

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.

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Trump’s Hiring Freeze: How Significant Is It?

By on January 25, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump’s Hiring Freeze: How Significant Is It?

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.

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Federal Hiring Freeze: Some Questions, Some Answers

By on January 24, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Hiring Freeze: Some Questions, Some Answers

The author analyzes the details of the recently announced hiring freeze and also presents some additional questions that he says Trump’s Presidential Memorandum raises.

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Federal Hiring Freeze: What They Are Saying

By on January 24, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Federal Hiring Freeze: What They Are Saying

President Trump’s decision to freeze federal hiring has generated quite a buzz among the federal community. Here is a summary of what is being said about it.

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Has the US Federal Workforce Really ‘Dramatically Increased’

on January 24, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The White House has ordered a federal recruitment freeze because the number of government employees has grown "dramatically". Is that true?

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Details Announced About Trump’s Hiring Freeze

By on January 23, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Details Announced About Trump’s Hiring Freeze

President Trump has announced a federal hiring freeze as a first step in a plan to reduce the size of the federal workforce. The White House memo offers details on how the freeze will work.

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Trump Issues Executive Order to Impose Federal Hiring Freeze

By on January 23, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump Issues Executive Order to Impose Federal Hiring Freeze

President Trump has issued an executive order to freeze federal hiring in an effort to make good on one of his campaign promises to reduce the size of the federal workforce.

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Democrats Ask Trump To Reconsider Federal Hiring Freeze

By on January 11, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Democrats Ask Trump To Reconsider Federal Hiring Freeze

A large group of House Democrats recently sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump asking that he reconsider plans to impose a federal hiring freeze upon taking office on January 20.

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Senators Ask Obama to Freeze Federal Hiring Until Trump Takes Office

By on December 2, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senators Ask Obama to Freeze Federal Hiring Until Trump Takes Office

Two Senators have asked President Obama to freeze federal hiring during the transition between presidential administrations to combat the practice of “burrowing in” by political appointees.

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