22 January 2017
On 22 January 2017, President Trump issued a memorandum establishing a federal hiring freeze. As part of the freeze, no vacant positions existing will be filled, and no new positions may be created, except in limited circumstances. This order does not include or apply to military personnel.
31 January 2017
Memorandum: Federal Civilian Hiring Freeze Guidance
From: Mark Sandy
Acting Director, Office of Management and Budget
Acting Director, Offie of Personnel Management
Read the memorandum posted 31 January 2017, on the White House's Briefing Room.