The Fine Print of Trump's Executive Order on Firing

Government Executive: President Trump made waves in the federal community last week when he signed a series of executive orders that aim to speed up the disciplinary and firing process and significantly curb the influence of federal employee unions.

In announcing the order streamlining the firing process to reporters during a briefing Friday, administration officials highlighted how it instructs agencies to reduce the length of formal performance improvement plans to 30 days governmentwide. The order also encourages agencies to fire rather than suspend malfeasant employees, if their conduct warrants it.

Read article