Did you know that data from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) indicates that federal government employees are laid off at one-sixth the rate of the private sector? Or that in some agencies staff members are more likely to die of natural causes than to be fired?

Chair of the Federalist Society's Administrative Law & Regulation Practice Group Lee O'Connor has written an engaging and informative article in The Hill that examines the current civil service environment and points to anticipated federal employment reform which has not been overhauled since 1978.

Please consider reading the full op-ed on The Hill's website here.