Trump Signs Executive Order to Make It Easier to Fire and Replace Career Policy Officials

President Trump has signed an executive order making it easier for federal agencies to fire and replace career federal policy officials by reclassifying them under a new category of employees called Schedule F. The move could impact attorneys, public health experts, regulators, scientists and other officials not normally subject to change during Presidential transitions. Under the order, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has seven months to decide which of its 80,000 employees to reclassify. Read More.