Trump Administration Revives Priority for Workforce Cuts

Government Executive: The Trump administration made a big splash with federal employees in its first months when it issued a memorandum calling on all agencies to come up with plans to slash their workforces.

The directive came from the Office of Management and Budget explaining how agencies should implement an executive order from President Trump calling for a reorganization of government. The subject of that memo was “Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce” and it called on agencies to develop both short and long-term goals for slashing jobs.

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