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What Are Federal Employees’ Options If Their Case is Stuck at the MSPB?

What Are Federal Employees’ Options If Their Case is Stuck at the MSPB?

The MSPB has been without a quorum for years. What does this mean for federal employees with pending cases?

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Fudging Certified Time Sheets Leads to Removal

By on May 4, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Fudging Certified Time Sheets Leads to Removal

A DoD Budget Analyst, fired for misrepresenting her work hours, took her case to the appeals court after the MSPB upheld her removal.

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Union Representation for Sex?

By on April 21, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Union Representation for Sex?

A former customs officer and NTEU chapter president was removed and his firing was upheld by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Extradition from Japan Leads to Removal

By on April 13, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Extradition from Japan Leads to Removal

A Department of Defense teacher in Japan lost his job when he was reassigned state side following a drunk driving conviction in Japanese court.

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The Only Things Immune to Coronavirus? EEO and MSPB Deadlines

By on April 2, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
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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VA Streamlined Discipline Authority Reined in by Court

By on April 2, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
VA Streamlined Discipline Authority Reined in by Court

The law giving VA streamlined disciplinary authority was applied to employee misconduct that occurred before the effective date. See how the appeals court has ruled.

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NCIS Japan

By on March 27, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
NCIS Japan

An NCIS investigator in Japan who was suspended and demoted following revocation of his driving privileges took his case to the federal appeals court.

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Excepted Service Appointee Not Entitled to Review of Termination

By on February 25, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Excepted Service Appointee Not Entitled to Review of Termination

A DEA agent who omitted information on prior workplace discipline in his application had no right of appeal to the MSPB.

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DOI Employee Returned to His Job in Whistleblower Retaliation Case

By on February 5, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
DOI Employee Returned to His Job in Whistleblower Retaliation Case

A DOI employee has been returned to his job along with backpay and benefits after a settlement in a whistleblower case.

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Appeals Court Vacates MSPB Removal Decision For Its Mishandling of Whistleblower Defense

By on January 20, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Vacates MSPB Removal Decision For Its Mishandling of Whistleblower Defense

A GSA Financial Advisor who argued his removal was retaliation for whistleblowing convinced the appeals court to overturn the administrative appeal decision.

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