the Public Service Reform Action


World Affairs

8/11/2022, 8:15:54 AM

new bill introduced in the House of Representatives, titled the Public Service Reform Act, is addressing accountability or hiring and pay challenges. the bill would make all federal workers at-will employees.

Key points from the bill:

IN GENERAL.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule, or regulation, and except as provided in paragraph (2), any employee in the executive branch of Government shall be considered at will, and—

(A) may be subject to any adverse personnel action (up to and including removal) for good cause, bad cause, or no cause at all; and (B) may not challenge or otherwise appeal such an action except as provided in subsection (b). LIMITATION. (A) IN GENERAL.—An employee may not be subject to any adverse personnel action under this Act for any reason prohibited section 2302(b) of title 5, United States Code.

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