Executive Order 9952—Termination of Reemployment Rights of Federal Civilian Employees Who Transferred to Public or Private Agencies for National-Defense or War Work
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Civil Service Act (22 Stat. 403) and by section 1753 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:
1. All existing reemployment rights to positions in the Federal service acquired under authority of Executive Order No. 8973 of December 12, 1941, Executive Order No. 9067 of February 20, 1942, or Directive No. X as amended by Directive No. XVI of the War Manpower Commission (7 F.R. 7298, 11050), or under regulations of the Civil Service Commission issued pursuant thereto, shall expire at the end of the six months' period following the date of this order unless application for reemployment under such rights shall have been made before the end of such six months' period.
2. This order shall not affect reemployment rights heretofore or hereafter acquired under Executive Order No. 9711 of April 11, 1946, No. 9721 of May 10, 1946, No. 9862 of May 31, 1947, or No. 9932 of February 27, 1948.
3. The Civil Service Commission is authorized to prescribe such rules and regulations and to establish such procedures as may be necessary for the administration of this order.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
April 22, 1948
Harry S. Truman, Executive Order 9952—Termination of Reemployment Rights of Federal Civilian Employees Who Transferred to Public or Private Agencies for National-Defense or War Work Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/278404