PARTY PLATFORM OUTLINES PLANS FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES - July 20, 2016
GOP Platform: Cut Feds’ Pay and Benefits While Making It Easier to Fire Them
Eric Katz, Government Executive
The Republican Party’s 2016 platform calls for a slew of reforms targeting the federal workforce, including cuts to pay and benefits.
The document, which the party finalized at the opening day of the Republican National Convention Monday, called federal employees overpaid and over-protected. The party said federal workers’ compensation was “wildly out of line with the private sector.”