Potential Landmark Case Could Upend Major Civil Service Reform

Government Executive: A new legal challenge could upend a law President Trump has consistently highlighted as one of his signature legislative achievements, which marks the most significant shift to civil service statutes in decades.

Jeffrey Sayers, a former Veterans Affairs Department pharmacist for 37 years and until recently the chief of pharmacy in the Los Angeles area, brought his case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit after an executive branch judge upheld VA’s decision to fire him.

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