Tag: MSPB

“Please Sir, I Want Some More”

By on August 4, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
“Please Sir, I Want Some More”

A VA whistleblower challenged a reprimand as retaliatory. The MSPB awarded some damages but drew the line when he asked to be compensated for loss of incentive pay.

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Agency Decision to Revoke Tentative Job Offer Not Appealable

By on July 16, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Agency Decision to Revoke Tentative Job Offer Not Appealable

Does the MSPB have jurisdiction over an appeal from an applicant who was made a “tentative” job offer that was revoked by the agency because of a background check?

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Administration Pushes For Senate to Move on MSPB Chair Nomination

on July 10, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The administration is ramping up its push for the Senate to confirm Dennis Kirk, President Trump’s nominee to lead the Merit Systems Protection Board.

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Union-Filed Grievance Preempts Employee Appeal

By on June 9, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Union-Filed Grievance Preempts Employee Appeal

A federal employee removed by his agency tried to file an appeal with the Merit Systems Protection Board only to find the Board had no jurisdiction in the case.

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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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