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True Leaders Protect Their Employees: The Plight of Federal Workers

By on February 19, 2019 in Leadership with 0 Comments
True Leaders Protect Their Employees: The Plight of Federal Workers

The author says that the lack of confirmed appointees at the MSPB and FLRA indicates a failure of leadership on the part of the president.

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MSPB Backlog May See Relief This Year

By on February 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
MSPB Backlog May See Relief This Year

There has been some movement in the Senate on confirming MSPB nominees. At the moment, many cases are still frozen due to the lack of a quorum at the agency.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Appeal Rights to Postal Employees

By on January 29, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Appeal Rights to Postal Employees

Legislation has been reintroduced to extend MSPB appeal rights to some Postal employees.

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Biggest Events for Feds in 2018

By on December 31, 2018 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Biggest Events for Feds in 2018

What were the most significant events for federal employees in 2018? Here is a summary.

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OPM General Counsel Will Continue as MSPB Chairman

By on December 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM General Counsel Will Continue as MSPB Chairman

The new OPM General Counsel will work concurrently at OPM and MSPB.

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Vacant MSPB Means No Potential Recourse For Appeal-Filing Federal Employees Any Time Soon

By on December 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Vacant MSPB Means No Potential Recourse For Appeal-Filing Federal Employees Any Time Soon

The stalemate continues that has left MSPB with no quorum among its board members. What does this mean for the agency and federal employees with pending appeals?

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Unwelcome Sexual Contact Leads to Removal

By on September 27, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Unwelcome Sexual Contact Leads to Removal

Inappropriate conduct of a romantic nature by a female VA employee toward a male employee led to her removal.

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Waiting for an MSPB Decision? Don’t Hold Your Breath

By on September 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Waiting for an MSPB Decision? Don’t Hold Your Breath

It is unlikely the MSPB will have new members confirmed in 2018. The most likely scenario is that there will not be any Board members as of March 1, 2019.

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Appeals Court Rules MSPB Erred in Handling Coerced Retirement Claim

By on September 12, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Rules MSPB Erred in Handling Coerced Retirement Claim

A Department of Commerce employee has convinced the appeals court that his retirement was involuntary because of a hostile work environment.

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The Unique Legal World of Title 38 Veterans Administration Doctors and Nurses

By on September 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The Unique Legal World of Title 38 Veterans Administration Doctors and Nurses

Title 38 is a unique hiring authority that applies to some federal employees and one that creates a much different appeals process.

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