A security guard was fired for assaulting a co-worker despite the fact it exceeded the agency’s table of penalties. The MSPB upheld the removal and that has now been affirmed by a federal court.
A federal employee who owed more than $50,000 was fired by the Army. One Board member did not think this was a serious problem under the circumstances and would give him another chance. Unfortunately for the employee, the other two members did not see the case in the same way.