Tag: LWOP

Elections, Federal Employees and Arbitrators

By on August 20, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Elections, Federal Employees and Arbitrators

With mid-term elections looming, the Hatch Act always comes into play. This Postal Service case may have longer-term implications than most cases.

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Lawmakers Take a Closer Look at LWOP Use by Agencies

By on August 24, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Take a Closer Look at LWOP Use by Agencies

Two lawmakers are questioning agencies about their use of leave without pay to ensure it is being granted in a “politically neutral manner.”

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The Hatch Act, Unions and Postal Service

By on July 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Hatch Act, Unions and Postal Service

According to the OSC, the Postal Service took action to assist a union’s political activity in violation of the Hatch Act.

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USPS Gave Union Officials 2,776 Days For Election Work

By on July 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USPS Gave Union Officials 2,776 Days For Election Work

A Postal union endorsing Hillary Clinton and other Democrats gave 2,776 days to union officials to work on the union’s political activities.

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Some Case Law Surrounding Excessive Leave

By on September 2, 2016 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments

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.

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Is Academic Leave Available for Graduate Studies?

By on January 23, 2015 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments

Do federal regulations require the use of annual leave for time away for graduate school studies?

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No Paid Sick or Annual Leave. What About FMLA Leave for Excepted Employees?

How does FMLA leave work during a government shutdown for excepted employees? The author offers some details.

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Expanding Federal Employee Benefits for Domestic Partners of Federal Employees

By on September 14, 2010 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

In a memo to chief human capital officers, the Office of Personnel Management is expanding a limited use of leave without pay for domestic partners of federal employees.

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Falling Down a Rabbit Hole

By on May 25, 2006 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

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.

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Liberal Leave Approved For Feds To Observe Pope Services

By on April 8, 2005 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Liberal leave has been granted to federal workers who wish to observe services for the Pope.

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