In Brief: FDA hiring freeze
FDA hiring freeze: Instituted Aug. 9 as part of a PHS-wide freeze by HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Philip Lee, MD. The move is an attempt to protect employees in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health in response to cuts in the FY 1996 HHS appropriations bill approved by the House Aug. 3. The freeze is expected to last until the beginning of FY 1996 on Oct. 1 or until a final bill is signed into law...
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