A federal employee charged with using abusive and obscene language signed a last chance agreement. When he didn’t show up for work, the agency reinstated the removal action and a court finds that he had waived his right of appeal.
Winning a case does not guarantee a result that the winner envisioned. This veteran won his case but didn’t get the job he was seeking.
A federal employee argued he did not understand the last chance settlement agreement and that the agency had acted in bad faith. But, in the absence of any proof, the court dismissed his case and he lost his federal job.
Is litigation always part of change in the federal government? In this case, labor-management partnership may have delayed the inevitable but it did not stop it.
An employee who is frequently absent or late can get an employee fired and will be upheld on review. The Postal Service fared well in two new court decisions, one of which involved an employee who, apparently, had trouble getting to work on time.
This Air Force base fired an engineer for misrepresenting time spent on assigned work and failing to carry out assigned work.
An agency did not properly apply the terms of a settlement agreement, concludes a federal court, and remands a case back to the MSPB with an order to reinstate a removal action appeal for a removal action that initially occurred in 2000.
Criminal investigator fired for using restricted law enforcement database for personal reasons
How much is a federal employee worth? The latest negotiations between the FAA and the controller’s union are vitriolic and some of the issues boil down to money.
An agency proposed to fire an employee and then added another charge when he made a threatening comment. The court sends the case back to the MSPB for further review to see if the removal is justified even if one charge is thrown out.