Don’t Mess With the Dates on Tax Documents

Date stamps on documents are important to the Internal Revenue Service which often works with deadlines that may be applicable. This employee was fired after allegedly altering the dates on documents to conceal a mistake based on a law that requires termination of any IRS employee for “falsifying or destroying documents to conceal mistakes made by an employee with respect to a matter involving a taxpayer or taxpayer representative.”

Some Personnel Actions Not Covered by EEO Complaint Process

When a federal senior executive does not get nominated for a Presidential Rank Award, is that a basis for a discrimination complaint? An executive at HUD charged he was subjected to race discrimination when a department head nominated a white woman but not the complainant. The unhappy executive filed a discrimination complaint and a federal court has now issued its decision.