Mathew B. Tully, Esq.

Mathew B. Tully is a founding partner of Tully Rinckey PLLC. He concentrates his practice on representing federal government employees and military personnel and can be reached at [email protected]. To schedule a meeting with one of the firm’s federal employment law attorneys call 202-787-1900. The information in this column is not intended as legal advice.

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What Are Federal Employees’ Options If Their Case is Stuck at the MSPB?

What Are Federal Employees’ Options If Their Case is Stuck at the MSPB?

The MSPB has been without a quorum for years. What does this mean for federal employees with pending cases?

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Will the TSP Offer Coronavirus Relief Provisions from the CARES Act?

By on April 23, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will the TSP Offer Coronavirus Relief Provisions from the CARES Act?

The CARES Act allows hardship withdrawals from retirement plans, but it isn’t clear if the TSP will allow them for federal employees.

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Can President Trump Fire Dr. Fauci?

By on April 23, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Can President Trump Fire Dr. Fauci?

There has been recent speculation that President Trump might fire Dr. Anthony Fauci, but can the president really do this given that Fauci is a federal employee?

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Rights of Federal Employees Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

By on April 14, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Rights of Federal Employees Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is in effect now. These are some common questions and answers for federal employees surrounding the new law.

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Obtaining and Maintaining Your Security Clearance Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

By on April 1, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Obtaining and Maintaining Your Security Clearance Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

The author discusses the impact the coronavirus could have on the security clearance process.

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Can a Whistleblower Expect the Right to Remain Anonymous?

By on December 10, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Can a Whistleblower Expect the Right to Remain Anonymous?

Can whistleblowers in the federal government reasonably expect to remain anonymous?

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Presidential Power Versus Employees’ Constitutional Rights: Interpreting the Executive Orders Affecting Federal Workers

By on October 21, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Presidential Power Versus Employees’ Constitutional Rights: Interpreting the Executive Orders Affecting Federal Workers

President Trump’s three labor relations executive orders were recently allowed to take effect. What impact will they have on federal employees?

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What Federal Employees Can Expect From the Overhauled Security Clearance Process

By on March 21, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What Federal Employees Can Expect From the Overhauled Security Clearance Process

The government is laying the framework for overhauling the security clearance process. What are the implications for federal employees?

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Do You Know What Your Obligations Are Under the Hatch Act?

By on February 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Do You Know What Your Obligations Are Under the Hatch Act?

Social media has made it easier than ever to violate the Hatch Act. Here are some important things to know about how this law can impact federal employees.

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Will History Repeat Itself? Federal Employees Should Not Rule Out Possibility of 2019 Pay Raise

By on January 31, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will History Repeat Itself? Federal Employees Should Not Rule Out Possibility of 2019 Pay Raise

A pay raise is still a possibility this year despite the president’s pay freeze. The author explains how this would work.

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