When a deciding official cited an extraordinary lack of productivity in addition to the four reasons laid out in the notice of an employee’s proposed removal, the agency spent nine years cleaning up the mess and finally effecting and defending a removal action.
A recent Supreme Court decision not only potentially has implications for the NLRB, but also the Army.
A long-time employee of the State Department was charged with misleading the FBI about gifts she received from Chinese intelligence agents over the course of several years.
A Social Security disability lawyer recently pleaded guilty to a scheme designed to fraudulently obtain over $500 million in disability payments from the Social Security Administration.
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.