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See what happened when a VA psychologist’s state license was revoked, leading to his removal from his federal position.

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Case Decided in Under 20 Years?

By on June 24, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Case Decided in Under 20 Years?

A federal labor relations case can take months, years or decades. Here is an example.

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Court Decision Gives New Life to Unions’ Lawsuit on OPM Data Breaches

By on June 21, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Court Decision Gives New Life to Unions’ Lawsuit on OPM Data Breaches

A new court decision has allowed a lawsuit against OPM over the two data breaches at the agency to proceed.

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Feds Ask For Shutdown Paycheck Lawsuit to Be Dismissed

on June 18, 2019 in Court Cases, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The U.S. Government has filed a motion in U.S. Claims Court to dismiss a collective action lawsuit brought against them by federal employees who worked during the nearly monthlong shutdown without being paid on their scheduled pay dates.

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When We Say, “Do Not Disclose,” We Mean Do Not Disclose

By on June 11, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
When We Say, “Do Not Disclose,” We Mean Do Not Disclose

A DoD police officer appealed his removal based on lack of candor, conduct unbecoming, and unauthorized use of a computer. See how the appeals court ruled.

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Major Impasses Panel Decision Addresses Union Institutional Benefits and Other Key Issues

By on June 5, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Major Impasses Panel Decision Addresses Union Institutional Benefits and Other Key Issues

A new FSIP decision suggests that past assumptions will no longer drive the Panel’s decision making.

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Revoked Security Clearance Leads to Indefinite Suspension

By on May 30, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Revoked Security Clearance Leads to Indefinite Suspension

An employee who lost his required security clearance and was indefinitely suspended as a result lost his appeal challenging the agency’s action.

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Three Very Recent FLRA Decisions with Important Holdings

By on May 29, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Three Very Recent FLRA Decisions with Important Holdings

Three new FLRA decisions send a message to arbitrators about the Authority’s philosophy on issues.

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