The US Supreme Court issues a decision that gives employers greater leeway in taking action against a whistleblower when the whistleblower’s actions were part of his official duties as a public employee.
A federal official taking disciplinary action against an employee needs to know the principles involved before initiating the action. Federal employees have numerous avenues of appeal available–any one of which can result in overturning your action.
Immigration policy and problems have become a political lightning rod. There is no lack of opinions on the issue. Most readers think using the National Guard on our borders is a good idea but are pessimistic about the probability of this approach succeeding in resolving the problem.
A change in the agency’s policy for correcting deficiencies in firearms proficiency leads to an unfair labor practice charge. The decision on whether the change was significant or trivial went back and forth through the bureaucratic litigation and ends up with a federal court deciding the change was significant.
An employee with 17 years of federal service was convicted for making a falst statement to obtain compensation. He also lost his job and a court upholds the removal.