WHAT TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDER MEANS FOR FIRING FEDS - May 30, 2018
The Fine Print of Trump’s Executive Order on Firing
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
n 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.