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Judge Refuses to Force Government to Pay Federal Employees Working During Shutdown

By on January 15, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Judge Refuses to Force Government to Pay Federal Employees Working During Shutdown

A federal judge refused to issue an order to force the government to pay federal employees who currently are required to work during the shutdown.

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NTEU Files Another Lawsuit Over the Shutdown

By on January 10, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
NTEU Files Another Lawsuit Over the Shutdown

NTEU has filed a second lawsuit over the shutdown which alleges that it is unconstitutional to require some federal employees to work without pay.

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NTEU Sues Government Over the Shutdown

By on January 8, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
NTEU Sues Government Over the Shutdown

NTEU has filed a lawsuit over the shutdown alleging an FLSA violation for requiring some federal employees to work without pay.

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AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

By on December 31, 2018 in Court Cases, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

AFGE has sued the federal government over the partial shutdown for requiring some federal employees to work without pay.

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NASA Facility Chief Found Guilty of Receiving Illegal Gratuities

By on December 17, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
NASA Facility Chief Found Guilty of Receiving Illegal Gratuities

A NASA official was found guilty of illegally receiving gratuities in his official capacity as a federal employee.

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Good Faith or Bad?

By on December 10, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Good Faith or Bad?

A federal judge questions whether the Departments of State and Justice acted in bad faith in handling records requests for Hillary Clinton’s emails as Secretary of State.

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16 Postal Workers Sentenced for Accepting Bribes to Deliver Cocaine through the Mail

By on November 30, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
16 Postal Workers Sentenced for Accepting Bribes to Deliver Cocaine through the Mail

A group of 16 Atlanta area postal workers were sentenced to prison for taking bribes to deliver packages of cocaine for drug traffickers.

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Teleworking as a Reasonable Accommodation is an Essential Right Granted to the Federal Employee

By on November 28, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Teleworking as a Reasonable Accommodation is an Essential Right Granted to the Federal Employee

Telework can be a reasonable accommodation provided to federal employees. The author looks at a court decision that illustrates how it can apply.

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Man Lies Twice About Being a Veteran to Get Benefits

By on November 27, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Man Lies Twice About Being a Veteran to Get Benefits

A man has been sentenced to federal prison for lying not once, but twice, about being a veteran in order to receive almost $200,000 in benefits.

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Supreme Court to Hear Dispute Over Citizenship Question

on November 16, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Supreme Court to Hear Dispute Over Citizenship Question The Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments involving the dispute over adding a citizenship status question to the upcoming 2020 census concerning a challenge brought by a group of states over the decision.

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