A Veterans Affairs employee, claiming to be a protected whistleblower, was removed for mishandling a radiological substance, the very activity that he had blown the whistle on with regard to others at his facility.
A federal attorney who was fired claims that it was done in retaliation for being a whistleblower. The MSPB said it had no jurisdiction, saying she failed to make her case. See how the federal appeals court has now ruled on her appeal.
A supervisor who worked for the National Park Service in the Petrified National Forest has been sentenced to a year in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $313,000 after pleading guilty to theft of government money.
A $750,000 settlement, with $135,000 for a whistleblower, has been reached with a doctor for improper billing under the FEHB and Medicare.
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has just handed down a payday bonanza for federal employees who signed up for the class action case demanding redress for lost pay during the 2013 government shutdown.
A federal employee removed for poor performance refused to accept or sign for the notice of termination. On appeal he argued harmful error in that the agency had not served him with proper notice. See how the appeals court deals with this ploy.