Tag: Court Cases
Most federal sector union locals operate on a no cost to them basis. The author asks if it is time for agencies to look at what employees on 100% official time are doing with that time.
Fallout continues from the October 2013 partial government shutdown, this time in the form of liquidated damages the government may have to pay up to 1.3 million federal employees. Do you qualify to be part of the class? Read on to find out.
Does the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) require agencies to credit military service in computing time-in-grade requirements for a military veteran who is already on the agency’s civilian payroll? See how the appeals court has answered this in a precedential decision.
A federal retiree acknowledged receiving the notice from Office of Personnel Management about the strict deadline for appealing an annuity decision, but said he should have received an extension because he put it aside and forgot about it. See how the court reacts in Schumacher v. Office of Personnel Management (CAFC No. 2014-3110 (nonprecedential), 9/15/14).
A twenty-year employee of the Postal Service was fired stemming from misuse of the government-issued credit card. See how he made out when he took his case to court.