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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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The Billion Dollar Case for Federal Employees

By on August 29, 2007 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

Any active or retired federal employee who took military leave for reserve activities may get extra money.

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Employee Using Government Material for Outside Employment Fired But Wins on Appeal

By on July 10, 2007 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

An Air Force employee who was fired for misuse of government resources has won his fight to keep his job. A federal court ruled that since the employee’s supervisors knew about and authorized most of the conduct for which he was removed, removal from government employment was not reasonable.

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Air Force Ethics Problems Highlighted In Bid Protest Decision

By on March 1, 2005 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

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.

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