Government Matters Logo
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Tony Reardon, President of the National Treasury Employees Union, discusses federal employee executive orders and morale at the Department of Homeland Security

Schedule F is dead, according to an executive order President Biden signed last Friday. Three other executive orders the president signed affect the federal workforce too.

“We’re not aware of any employees being moved to Schedule F,” Tony Reardon, President of the National Treasury Employees Union, told “Government Matters” Thursday. “The closest was OMB, which apparently had their list approved by OPM, but that’s really as far as it ever got.”

The executive order requires agencies to rescind any work done on Schedule F, said Reardon. Additionally, there is talk in Congress about how to prevent something like this from happening again.

President Biden also got rid of executive orders from May 2018. “The bottom line on those executive orders is that agencies are now under orders to go back and follow the law by bargaining in good faith,” Reardon said, stating that former President Trump’s executive orders “tilted the scales heavily in favor of management.”

President Biden additionally revoked Trump’s executive order on diversity training. Reardon believes this shows his commitment to attacking systemic racism.

“Any professional education program that helps us better understand and respect our coworkers of different races, genders, sexual orientations, gender identities, nationalities or religious beliefs I believe is a sign of progress … And we believe that the federal workplace can and should lead in this effort,” said Reardon.

Sponsored Content

Digital Transformations: Frameworks of Success

Watch on Tuesday, May 18th at 8:30 and 11:30 PM on WJLA 24/7 News
More
May 2021
S M T W T F S
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  
Where to Watch
  • Weeknights at 8 PM and 11 PM on WJLA 24/7
  • Sunday Mornings at 10:30 AM on 7News
  • AFN American Forces Network
    Worldwide on American Forces Network
Our Brands
  • Government Matters Logo
  • Government Matters Defense
  • Government Matters Thought Leadership Network