Some Case Law Surrounding Excessive Leave

The author says that one of the most time consuming and frustrating tasks for supervisors is dealing with the small number of employees who abuse leave. He describes some of the keys to dealing with these problems as well as some court cases that set precedent for what agencies can and can’t do in dealing with leave and attendance problems.

Falling Down a Rabbit Hole

A federal agency put an employee on leave without pay for 60 days and extended his probationary period. When he was fired, he argued proper procedures were not used as he was no longer a probationary employee.