The courts have been chipping away at employees’ privacy rights, particularly with regard to email on the clock. Some of these issues are being given a second look.
A cashier at an Air Force commissary was found to be in a “non-critical sensitive” position. She was fired and the MSPB concluded that her removal was analogous to a removal for not having a security clearance.
To have jurisdiction in a federal court, a federal employee must show that he exhausted his administrative remedies by allowing the agency and/or EEOC to process the case.
The recent buzz about David Letterman’s affair with a staffer has brought issues of workplace sexual harassment back into the limelight. For federal employees, a recent court decision makes it important for employees to report harassment promptly.
The annual report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reveals that power and pay discrepancies still exist between men and women, whites and minorities, and non-disabled and disabled.