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DOT Says No More ‘Emotional Support Animals’ Allowed on Airplanes

December 3, 2020 10:30 AM
DOT Says No More ‘Emotional Support Animals’ Allowed on Airplanes

The Transportation Department has issued a final rule which will prohibit bringing untrained “emotional support animals” onto public flights.

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DOT Proposes Banning ‘Emotional Support Animals’ on Airplanes

January 22, 2020 7:07 PM , Updated February 5, 2020 2:18 PM
DOT Proposes Banning ‘Emotional Support Animals’ on Airplanes

The Transportation Department has proposed a rule change that would limit the practice of bringing untrained animals onto airplanes.

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Unpaid Agency Parking Fees Result in Demotion and Suspension

October 7, 2019 11:32 AM , Updated October 21, 2019 5:33 PM
Unpaid Agency Parking Fees Result in Demotion and Suspension

A DOT employee failed to pay several thousand dollars in parking fees in the agency’s garage, leading to his demotion and a 60-day suspension.

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Should DOT Regulate ‘Emotional Support Animals’?

October 21, 2018 11:00 AM , Updated October 29, 2018 9:56 AM

More people are bringing untrained pets into public for “emotional support,” but it’s leading to problems and more calls for regulation.

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"Confused and in a Fog" or Lack of Candor?

January 27, 2015 3:26 PM

This case shows how trying to hide misconduct can end up compounding an employee’s woes.

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Was This Fed Fired Because of Military Leave or Lying on Employment Application?

What was the reason for firing this federal employee? He argued it was because he was called up for military duty. The agency said it was because he had involvement with convicted felons in his outside employment.

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