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U.S. Appeals Court Kills Injunction on Trump Labor Relations EOs

By on July 16, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
U.S. Appeals Court Kills Injunction on Trump Labor Relations EOs

A Circuit Court has overturned a District Court’s decision to declare invalid major portions of several Executive Orders impacting labor relations.

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Former Federal Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $40k from Government

By on July 16, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former Federal Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $40k from Government

A former federal employee with USAGM in Washington, DC recently pleaded guilty to forging documents to steal over $40,000 from the government.

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Lights, Hammer, Action!

By on July 11, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Lights, Hammer, Action!

A VA employee got himself fired when he blew a gasket over a light switch.

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Rough Time in Court for Architect of the Capitol

By on July 10, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Rough Time in Court for Architect of the Capitol

An appeals court issued two unfavorable decisions for the Architect of the Capitol involving discrimination complaints at the agency.

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Former State Department Employee Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring with Chinese Spies

By on July 10, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former State Department Employee Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring with Chinese Spies

A former State Department employee is going to prison after pleading guilty to taking gifts from Chinese agents in return for giving them government documents.

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$25,000 Error: Carefully Fill Out TSP Withdrawal Forms

By on July 9, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
$25,000 Error: Carefully Fill Out TSP Withdrawal Forms

Checking the wrong box on a TSP form led to withholding $25,000 in taxes and a financial hardship for a retired federal employee.

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What a Difference a Day Doesn’t Make

By on July 2, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
What a Difference a Day Doesn’t Make

A VA employee, removed for conduct unbecoming after planting an unwanted kiss on a co-worker, ended up before the appeals court in an unsuccessful challenge.

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Supreme Court Says Citizenship Question Cannot Go on 2020 Census, For Now

By on June 27, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Supreme Court Says Citizenship Question Cannot Go on 2020 Census, For Now

The Supreme Court has issued a decision on the debate over adding a citizenship status question to the upcoming census.

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Supreme Court Won’t Strip Federal Agencies of Power to Interpret Regulations

on June 26, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

In a case released Wednesday, the Supreme Court refused to strip federal agencies of the power to interpret ambiguous regulations.

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Loss of State License to Practice Leads to Removal

By on June 25, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Loss of State License to Practice Leads to Removal

See what happened when a VA psychologist’s state license was revoked, leading to his removal from his federal position.

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