Tag: Air Force

Temper Tantrum Leads to Removal

By on December 9, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Temper Tantrum Leads to Removal

An Air Force IT Specialist was fired after he blew up at his supervisor in an incident that required military police assistance. See how his appeal came out.

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Air Force Warns Federal Employees Not to Use CBD Products

By on November 20, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Air Force Warns Federal Employees Not to Use CBD Products

The Air Force issued a warning to federal employees and military members about the job risks associated with using CBD products.

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Improper Handling of Classified Information Leads to Removal

By on November 19, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Improper Handling of Classified Information Leads to Removal

A senior civil service engineer was fired by the Air Force due to his mishandling of classified materials in emails sent from his home computer.

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Air Force Announces New Mandate: Lactation Rooms

By on September 2, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Air Force Announces New Mandate: Lactation Rooms

The Air Force has a new policy that will provide a new benefit for nursing mothers.

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The Tale of the $1,300 Coffee Cups

By on October 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Tale of the $1,300 Coffee Cups

A Senator has raised questions about the Air Force’s purchase of over $50,000 worth of cups to reheat liquid during flights.

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$1 Million Payback and Prison for Retired Federal Employee

By on September 5, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
$1 Million Payback and Prison for Retired Federal Employee

A retired federal employee and a contractor receive prison time and are ordered to pay millions in restitution for their crimes against the government.

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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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Removal of Air Force Nurse Upheld Despite "Discomfort With Harshness" of the Penalty

By on September 20, 2010 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

In an Air Force case, a registered nurse is fired and stays fired despite the court’s “discomfort with the harshness” of the removal penalty.

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Preferential Treatment of Contractors Based on Race Rejected by Appeals Court

By on November 10, 2008 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

When the Air Force awarded a contract to a business owned by an Asian-American under a “set aside” for businesses owned by minorities, a lawsuit was filed. An appeals court has remanded the case as Congress did not have a “strong basis in evidence” to conclude that “race-conscious remedial measures were necessary.

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How the Air Force Protects Its Employees from Harmful Opinions and Info

By on March 6, 2008 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

When telephones were invented, the federal bureaucracy was flustered: How can federal employees be trusted with this new device? The issue today is the Internet. The regulators in the Air Force trust people to fly and maintain sophisticated technology–but the cyber command is determined to keep personnel from having access to “dangerous information” delivered by the new technology.

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