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Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

By on August 7, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

The government tried unsuccessfully to convince the district court to throw out a legal challenge to transgender individuals serving in the military.

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Former VA and OPM Employee Convicted of Fraud

By on August 1, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former VA and OPM Employee Convicted of Fraud

A jury has convicted a former employee who worked for both the VA and OPM of theft and fraud.

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No Base Access, No Job

By on July 30, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
No Base Access, No Job

An Air Force employee whose job required both base access and a security clearance found out the hard way that a previous criminal conviction added up to no job.

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Private-Sector NLRB Weingarten Ruling Could Affect Federal Sector Too

Private-Sector NLRB Weingarten Ruling Could Affect Federal Sector Too

A recent NLRB decision appears to interpret Weingarten more liberally than before and may have implications for federal employees.

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Postal Service Snafu Leads to Multi-Million Pay Day for Artist

By on July 16, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Postal Service Snafu Leads to Multi-Million Pay Day for Artist

The Postal Service made a costly mistake when it infringed an artist’s copyright by placing his depiction of the Statue of Liberty on a stamp without his agreement.

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Federal Appeals Court Limits Ability to Sue TSA and its Screeners

By on July 12, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Federal Appeals Court Limits Ability to Sue TSA and its Screeners

A federal appeals court has ruled that TSA screeners are not criminal law enforcement officers thus limiting the circumstances under which they may be sued.

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ALJs Excepted from Competitive Service

By on July 11, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
ALJs Excepted from Competitive Service

As a result of a recent Supreme Court decision, President Trump has issued an Executive Order excepting ALJ’s from the competitive service.

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Will the New Supreme Court Decision Impact Federal Employees?

By on June 27, 2018 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Will the New Supreme Court Decision Impact Federal Employees?

What impact will there be on federal employees from the Supreme Court decision that says government employees can no longer be forced to pay fees to a union?

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Federal Circuit Ruling Paves the Way for Additional Paid Military Leave Claims

By on June 26, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Federal Circuit Ruling Paves the Way for Additional Paid Military Leave Claims

A recent ruling paves the way for some federal employees who served in the military to receive additional paid leave.

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Supremes Strike Down Decision of Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Who Was Not Constitutionally Appointed

By on June 21, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Supremes Strike Down Decision of Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Who Was Not Constitutionally Appointed

The Supreme Court has found that an ALJ of the Securities and Exchange Commission could not properly decide a case since he was not constitutionally appointed.

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