Changes to the procedures for allowing protests to a decision for contracting government work could lead to an interesting situation. An agency offical can protest his own agency’s decision.
Is litigation always part of change in the federal government? In this case, labor-management partnership may have delayed the inevitable but it did not stop it.
An employee who is frequently absent or late can get an employee fired and will be upheld on review. The Postal Service fared well in two new court decisions, one of which involved an employee who, apparently, had trouble getting to work on time.
Will the federal government be attractive as an employer to new college graduates? There are some bright spots and some good opportunities for Uncle Sam’s recruiters. Will the hiring process be able to meet the challenge or will it result in taking people that were turned down elsewhere?
An agency did not properly apply the terms of a settlement agreement, concludes a federal court, and remands a case back to the MSPB with an order to reinstate a removal action appeal for a removal action that initially occurred in 2000.