24 Jan '17, 3pm

Federal hiring freeze could cause problems for managers, veterans

President Donald Trump’s new federal hiring freeze could cause major problems for not only managers at the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense but also thousands of former servicemembers hoping to land government posts. On Monday, in one of his first executive actions in the White House, Trump ordered “a freeze on the hiring of federal civilian employees to be applied across the board in the executive branch.” It applies to “all executive departments and agencies regardless of the sources of their operational and programmatic funding, excepting military personnel.” White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the move was a reaction to what the president sees as a frustration with the growth of federal bureaucracy. “There's been, frankly, a lack of respect for taxpayer dollars in this town for a long time,” he said at a news conference Monday. “I think what the president...

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