New Pay Systems, More Temporary Employees Headline Civil Service Reforms in Trump’s Budget

Government Executive: The Trump administration will issue new pay systems for certain occupations this year, part of a slew of civil service reforms it plans including hiring changes, easier firing, more interns and the “reskilling” of employees in antiquated positions.

President Trump’s fiscal 2020 budget, additional details of which the White House released on Monday, promised regulations establishing the new pay systems for “special occupations” later this year. They will focus on jobs in which “the General Schedule classification and pay system are not aligned to labor-market realities.”

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