Does the recent decision of the DC Circuit Court lead to the dramatic conclusions offered by some observers? The decision does not but the process of introducing change to the federal bureaucracy follows a predictable pattern and requires pushing the right buttons for the players in the process who can make a difference.
An injunction against a portion of the new rules for a human resources system in the Department of Homeland Security is the latest round in the implenting a new civil service structure
A federal employee was reinstated with five years of back pay after winning his case in federal court.
A former spouse of a federal employee may get a substantially larger annuity when the former fed dies. Here is one case that shows how it can happen.
Lockheed Martin filed a protest against a decision to award Boeing a large government contract. A government official was found to have manipulated the procurement decisions that gave Boeing an unfair edge in the process.
The Office of Special Counsel is seeking removal of an employee of the Dept. of Interior for seeking to evade veterans preference requirements in order to hire a friend.
When does a probationary period begin for a federal employee if an employee is re-hired for the same job?
A federal employee prevailed in his EEO complaint against DHS winning over $300,000 in a jury verdict.
GAO has dismissed an appeal of a federal employee on contracting out of work but notes that the issue is on procedural grounds and not a substantive ruling on the standing of a federal employee to file such an appeal.
Political battle arises over the creation of the Department of Homeland Security but this recent decision from the FLRA may give the Administration ammunition in its argument that the current program isn’t efficient or effective.