Please address the following questions after reading the attached article describing a recent proposal from President Trump to change federal employment in the Untied States: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/02/09/hire-best-and-fire-worst-trump-proposes-biggest-civil-service-change-40-years/315981002/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Trump to propose biggest civil service reform effort in 40 …www.usatoday.com‘Hire the best and fire the worst’: Trump proposes biggest civil service change in 40 years. A budget proposal to be unveiled Monday would reduce automatic …
1. Having read this week’s chapter on bureaucracy (and the above-referenced article), what are the strongest arguments in favor of changing current merit protections for government employment?
2. What are the strongest arguments in favor of keeping current merit employment in place?
3. Do you support changing existing merit protections for government employees? Or, conversely, do you think merit protections should remain the same? Why do you feel this way?