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OPM finalizes rules rescinding provisions of Trump’s firing executive order

November 14, 2022

Via: FCW

The Office of Personnel Management is set to publish final rules Thursday that will rescind policies established during the Trump administration aimed at making it easier to fire federal workers.

In 2018, then-President Trump signed an executive order streamlining the discipline and removal of federal employees. OPM in November 2020 issued regulations to implement the edict, including requiring agencies to reform supervisors when the end of an employee’s one-year probationary period is three months and one month away, and clarified that agencies are not required to help underperforming employees to improve or provide a performance improvement longer than 30 days.

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