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NTEU Sues Trump Administration Over Stripping Protections from Civil Service

The Trump administration is facing a lawsuit from a major federal employee union over a recently issued executive order that strips some protections from the civil service.

The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), which represents 150,000 employees across 33 federal agencies, said the order signed by President Trump last week makes “political loyalty — not merit or skill — a prerequisite of the job.”

The order deals only with career employees that work on policy matters, making it easier to hire employees outside of the competitive process while allowing them to be fired “at will” with little recourse.

Read the source article at The Hill

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