Legislation Adversely Affecting Employee Due Process and Collective Bargaining Rights Introduced in the Senate

Companion bills to existing House anti-employee due process and collective bargaining rights bills are introduced in the Senate.

United States Senate logoTwo anti-federal employee bills have been introduced in the Senate as companion bills to those already introduced in the House. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) introduced S. 3200, the Modern Employment, Reform, Improvement, and Transformation (MERIT) Act of 2018, which lowers the burden of proof for agencies to remove an employee and expedites the appeal of employee removals. As you may know, the House companion measure, H.R. 559, introduced by Representative Barry Loudermilk (R-GA), passed the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Tuesday with revisions. Continue reading “Legislation Adversely Affecting Employee Due Process and Collective Bargaining Rights Introduced in the Senate”