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- Kaine Introduces Senate Bill to Stamp Out Schedule F in Civil Service - February 15, 2023
Molly Weisner, Federal Times -
Senate Democrats are joining efforts to advance a legislative ban on the reclassification of federal employees to an unprotected job class without the approval of Congress.
This concept was first put forth by former Republican President Donald Trump, whose Schedule F plan would’ve excepted groups of federal employees from job protections otherwise guaranteed by the merit-based civil service. Two agencies submitted requests to the White House’s Office of Personnel Management to reclassify. Ultimately, Schedule F never took effect, but it was enough to motivate Democratic lawmakers to draft legislation barring future attempts.
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