Trump Administration Looks to Upend Collective Bargaining in Budget Proposal

Government Executive: The Trump administration asked Congress as part of its fiscal 2020 budget to approve legislation that makes it easier to fire or discipline federal workers and to make a series of pro-management changes to the law governing collective bargaining rights at federal agencies.

The General Services Administration’s budget justification for 2020 includes an array of legislative proposals pertaining to the Office of Personnel Management, premised on the idea that Congress will approve the White House’s plan to redistribute OPM’s various functions among GSA, the Defense Department and the Executive Office of the President.

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