Tag: Agency News
The Federal Aviation Administration has determined that airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, and is immediately providing the airlines with implementation guidance.
MSPB has published statistics on case handling for the last two years. The numbers for cases before Administrative Judges are remarkably consistent, while full Board cases appear skewed in a different direction. The author suggests advocacy would benefit from some Board studies on the basis for decisions and departure from precedent if indeed such is the case.
The Merit Systems Protection Board has issued its latest guidance on DOD Furloughs dated September 10, 2013.
House committee members are again asking EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy about the use of private alias and email accounts for official use by agency staff.