Court Cases

Retire or Be Fired – A Tough Choice But Not Coercion

November 17, 2020 10:47 AM
Retire or Be Fired – A Tough Choice But Not Coercion

A 33-year Army employee who elected to retire rather than be removed for unacceptable performance sought reinstatement by arguing he was coerced into retiring.

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Former Federal Employee Sentenced for Posing as Covert CIA Officer to Steal Millions

October 29, 2020 9:55 AM
Former Federal Employee Sentenced for Posing as Covert CIA Officer to Steal Millions

A former federal employee at the DEA has been sentenced for orchestrating a scheme posing as a covert CIA officer to steal millions of dollars.

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NTEU Sues Trump Over Schedule F Executive Order

October 28, 2020 7:55 AM
NTEU Sues Trump Over Schedule F Executive Order

NTEU has sued President Trump over his recent Executive Order that establishes a new class of federal employees.

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How to Navigate From Proposed Removal to 30-Day Suspension for Running an Etsy Store On Government Time and Computer

October 19, 2020 8:54 AM
How to Navigate From Proposed Removal to 30-Day Suspension for Running an Etsy Store On Government Time and Computer

A bargaining unit member at the FAA, facing removal from her job for running an Etsy store on her government time and equipment, turned to the union for defense.

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Judges Issue Orders Blocking Postal Service Cuts

September 28, 2020 3:09 PM

Four judges have now issued injunction orders barring the U.S. Postal Service from making service reductions ahead of the November presidential election that critics have said could prevent timely ballot deliveries.

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Does National Guard Service Count Toward Federal Retirement?

September 24, 2020 10:42 AM
Does National Guard Service Count Toward Federal Retirement?

This case involves a determination by OPM not to credit 87 days served by a Federal retiree in the Army National Guard of Connecticut.

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Former VA Doctor Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Veterans Under His Care

September 19, 2020 1:41 PM
Former VA Doctor Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Veterans Under His Care

A former VA doctor has pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual abuse of veterans under his care.

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Court Upholds Implementing LR Orders for Federal Employees

September 17, 2020 9:04 AM
Court Upholds Implementing LR Orders for Federal Employees

The latest attempt by unions to sidetrack President Trump’s labor relations Executive Orders has been denied by a court.

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Former IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns

September 14, 2020 3:05 PM

A former IRS employee has pleaded guilty to filing hundreds of false tax returns for herself and others.

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Lack of Candor Leads to HR Supervisor’s Removal at DHS

September 9, 2020 3:08 PM
Lack of Candor Leads to HR Supervisor’s Removal at DHS

DHS removed a relatively new employee for lack of candor in filling out his security background investigation questionnaire.

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