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Mail Carrier Allegedly Changed Ballot Requests from ‘Democrat’ to ‘Republican’ as a ‘Joke’

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Mail Carrier Allegedly Changed Ballot Requests from ‘Democrat’ to ‘Republican’ as a ‘Joke’

A West Virginia mail carrier has been charged with attempted election fraud after allegedly tampering with ballot requests sent through the mail.

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Military Veteran Attorney Challenges Termination By SSA

By on May 19, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Military Veteran Attorney Challenges Termination By SSA

The SSA terminated a military veteran during his first year as an attorney and he claimed they violated the law in doing so. See how his appeal worked out.

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Whistleblower Argues Investigation Was Prohibited Retaliation

By on May 18, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Whistleblower Argues Investigation Was Prohibited Retaliation

A VA retiree challenged agency actions against him, arguing it had opened its investigation in retaliation for his whistleblowing in violation of the law.

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Former VA Doctor Indicted on Civil Rights and Sexual Abuse Charges

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Former VA Doctor Indicted on Civil Rights and Sexual Abuse Charges

A former VA doctor has been indicted on federal civil rights and abusive sexual contact offenses.

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Is 16 Years Enough?

By on May 11, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Is 16 Years Enough?

A VA doctor, when reassigned from his preferred compressed work schedule, challenged the agency’s action as a violation of a 16-year old settlement agreement.

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Fudging Certified Time Sheets Leads to Removal

By on May 4, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Fudging Certified Time Sheets Leads to Removal

A DoD Budget Analyst, fired for misrepresenting her work hours, took her case to the appeals court after the MSPB upheld her removal.

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Maximum Penalty Imposed on VA Physician Charged with 15 Hatch Act Violations

By on April 30, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Maximum Penalty Imposed on VA Physician Charged with 15 Hatch Act Violations

OSC announced a decision which found a former VA physician violated the Hatch Act when running for U.S. Senate.

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VA Whistleblower Wins a Remand by the Appeals Court

By on April 22, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
VA Whistleblower Wins a Remand by the Appeals Court

A VA nurse who engaged in several whistleblowing activities accused the agency of illegal reprisals against her. The MSPB found in favor of the agency, but the appeals court sent it back to the Board.

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Union Representation for Sex?

By on April 21, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Union Representation for Sex?

A former customs officer and NTEU chapter president was removed and his firing was upheld by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

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VA Employee to Plead Guilty for Embezzling $70k Using Square App

By on April 17, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
VA Employee to Plead Guilty for Embezzling $70k Using Square App

A VA employee has agreed to plead guilty to stealing nearly $70k worth of agency funds via a mobile app.

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