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  • House Vote Shows Some GOP Support for Blocking a New Schedule F - November 14, 2023
  • FMA staunchly opposes the return of Schedule F which would take away merit protections from tens of thousands of federal employees. We will continue to work with all members of congress to ensure these protections are not rescinded.


    A vote during House consideration of a general government spending bill revealed some opposition among members of the Republican majority there to a potential return during a future GOP administration of an excepted service Schedule F.

    Fifteen Republicans joined all 206 Democrats in voting against a smoother path to implementing a Schedule F order. They did so by rejecting an amendment that would have stopped OPM from putting in place rules to make it harder to reinstate the Trump administration policy – one President Biden had quickly overrode on taking office.

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