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The Only Things Immune to Coronavirus? EEO and MSPB Deadlines

By on April 2, 2020 in Human Resources
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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Whistleblower Status Did Not Upend Removal of TSA Agent

By on September 10, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Whistleblower Status Did Not Upend Removal of TSA Agent

A TSA agent, fired for several instances of discourteous conduct, failed to convince the appeals court to overturn his removal because of his whistleblower status.

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How Kellyanne Conway Saved Her Job

on August 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
How Kellyanne Conway Saved Her Job

The author says that the Merit Systems Protection Board turned out to be a big factor in why Kellyanne Conway retained her job after reported Hatch Act violations.

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Did DOJ Drug Enforcement Administration Violate the USERRA?

By on July 30, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Did DOJ Drug Enforcement Administration Violate the USERRA?

A DEA agent called out his agency for not selecting him for merit promotion due to bias against reservists on the part of his supervisor.

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Not MSPB Error, But “Garden-Variety” Neglect By Appellant

By on July 23, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Not MSPB Error, But “Garden-Variety” Neglect By Appellant

An attorney who prioritized her summer vacation over preparing for her MSPB appeal hearing has to live with the consequences.

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