BIO Makes Statement on Workforce Authorities Modernization Act.
Press Release Summary:
In his statement regardingÂ introduction ofÂ FDA and NIH Workforce Authorities Modernization Act by Senators Alexander and Murray, BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood saidÂ provided common sense hiring authorities and tools therein would help FDA "recruit, hire and retain world-class scientific and technical experts."Â He called improvements in HR management and capability "essential" and thanked Senators Alexander and Murray for their leadership and introducing this legislation.
Original Press Release:
BIO Statement on FDA and NIH Workforce Authorities Modernization Act
Washington, D.C. – Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement regarding the introduction today by Senators Alexander and Murray of the FDA and NIH Workforce Authorities Modernization Act:
“This legislation would enhance the FDA’s ability to recruit, hire and retain world-class scientific and technical experts by providing it with common sense hiring authorities and tools. Improvements in human resources management and capability are essential if the FDA is to ensure that safe and effective new medicines, which are being developed with increasingly complex science, reach patients as efficiently and quickly as possible. We thank Senators Alexander and Murray for their leadership on this issue and for introducing this important legislation.”
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