Tag: EEO

The Only Things Immune to Coronavirus? EEO and MSPB Deadlines

By on April 2, 2020 in Human Resources
The Only Things Immune to Coronavirus? EEO and MSPB Deadlines

If you have EEO or MSPB cases pending, don’t assume that deadlines will be extended due to the coronavirus.

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Bait and Swindle: Why Federal Employees Should Never File Mixed Case Complaints

By on February 21, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Bait and Swindle: Why Federal Employees Should Never File Mixed Case Complaints

The author explains why federal employees should avoid filing mixed case complaints.

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Reducing Official Time for Unions in EEO

By on December 12, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Reducing Official Time for Unions in EEO

A proposed rule change by the EEOC would restrict official time use by federal union representatives in the EEO complaint process.

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Agency Size and Paying EEO/HR Employees

By on September 30, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Agency Size and Paying EEO/HR Employees

Some administrative jobs exist in all agencies. The salary for the highest paid EEO and HR management employees does not depend on the size of the agency.

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Rough Time in Court for Architect of the Capitol

By on July 10, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Rough Time in Court for Architect of the Capitol

An appeals court issued two unfavorable decisions for the Architect of the Capitol involving discrimination complaints at the agency.

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Am I a Disabled Federal Employee or Not?

By on June 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Am I a Disabled Federal Employee or Not?

Determining whether or not a federal employee is considered disabled under federal law can be complex. The author explains the basic considerations.

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Teleworking as a Reasonable Accommodation is an Essential Right Granted to the Federal Employee

By on November 28, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Teleworking as a Reasonable Accommodation is an Essential Right Granted to the Federal Employee

Telework can be a reasonable accommodation provided to federal employees. The author looks at a court decision that illustrates how it can apply.

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The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers

By on November 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers

A recent court case illustrates how an obscure law can help protect federal employees from disability discrimination.

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I Was Passed Over for a Promotion – What Can I Do?

By on October 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
I Was Passed Over for a Promotion – What Can I Do?

The author says it is too subjective to say there is a “best qualified” employee for a job, so how can someone win an EEO complaint regarding non-selection?

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When EEO Isn’t About Discrimination

By on June 13, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
When EEO Isn’t About Discrimination

The author outlines some of the challenges with EEO cases and his suggestions for improving the process.

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