The Whistleblower Protection Act embodies one of the principles granted to federal employees: protection for whistleblowers.
When it comes to defending your rights as a federal employee, it is important to be sure you understand the process and perform the necessary steps correctly. The author describes some of the complexities of the appeals process and what federal employees need to know when it comes to protecting their jobs.
The author says that as long as public servants maintain good conduct and successful job performance, they have a constitutional right to challenge all negative actions that may affect or threaten their employment status. He provides a basic overview on how to exercise these rights as a federal employee should the need arise.
The Merit System Principles represent the federal government’s self-imposed code in its attempt to be a model employer and also govern all aspects of federal employees’ jobs. The author explains in more practical terms what these principles are and what they mean to you and your rights as a federal employee.
As a federal civilian employee, you enjoy various rights, protections and avenues of due process. The author says there is no better time to exercise these rights and protections than when facing a disciplinary matter that could affect, or possibly end, your federal career.
Federal employees have many options when it comes to challenging disciplinary actions, but many times the process can seem like a confusing maze. The author provides some information regarding the rights and legal remedies available to federal civilian employees facing disciplinary action.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is linking the temporary condition of pregnancy to a legal principle usually associated with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which rewrote the rules of access in both the workplace and society as they relate to accommodating people with disabilities. The author discusses how this change could impact federal workers in their workplaces.
Prohibited personnel practices outline what federal managers may not do when it comes to their employees. The author highlights 13 specific examples of these prohibited actions federal employees should be aware of.
Though on paper Uncle Sam aspires to be a model boss, the reality of the federal workplace can differ sharply from the federal government’s more utopian ideals.
One of the elements that makes a career with the federal government so attractive is the myriad rights with which a federal employee is endowed. The author highlights some of the most important of these rights.