When does an employee have to serve a new probationary period? In this case, the court told the MSPB to take a closer look at the case of an air marshal who previously worked for the Immigration Service in a job with some similarities.
A federal employee charged with using abusive and obscene language signed a last chance agreement. When he didn’t show up for work, the agency reinstated the removal action and a court finds that he had waived his right of appeal.
Changes to the procedures for allowing protests to a decision for contracting government work could lead to an interesting situation. An agency offical can protest his own agency’s decision.
A former federal employee may have inadvertently waived his prior agreement with an agency not to release information about his previous government employment. The fine print on the government application form authorized the release of information and it cost him a new job with Uncle Sam.
Can a federal employee avoid time limits by dodging receipt of a final agency decision or other significant documents?
Is an oral agreement to settle a case sufficient or does it have to be signed by all parties? A recent court decision provides the answer.
The process for firing a federal employee is not quick or easy. The separation of a “volunteer” may not be quick or easy either.
Federal agencies can and do fire federal employees for a variety of offenses. Here is a series of cases in which employees were fired and the inevitable appeals were upheld all the way through the lengthy process.
Does the outstanding scholar program supersede veterans preference requirements? The MSPB says it does not.
A federal judge has ruled against the implementation of the newly-designed labor relations program for DHS putting the program on hold for now.