A Burning FDA Hiring Freeze Question: What About User Fee-Supported Staff?

The Pink Sheet—

In this analysis piece, The Pink Sheet looks at the potential impact of the Trump Administration’s federal hiring freeze on the FDA – specifically, FDA positions supported by industry user fees . Catalyst President Nancy Bradish Myers provides her perspective, noting that there is no precedent for user fee positions in terms of a hiring freeze. She has also said FDA has a strong argument for an exemption from the hiring freeze due to its public health role, in addition to the user fee funding.

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2018-05-24T20:27:41+00:00