Certainly Bad Law and Maybe Conflicts of Interest at MSPB

Just when you thought that one Agency survived the politicization of the current administration, the MSPB reverses thirty years of case law to grant employees who shouldn’t have a Federal job in the first place the same appeal rights as those who have earned those rights. The Author points out that two of the members involved in the decision have extensive experience arguing cases for unions, two of which filed amicus briefs. Neither recused herself.

A Merit Badge for the MSPB

Author Robbie Kunreuther says that a publication from the Merit Systems Protection Board “offers informed, non-partisan information about the internal workings of the Executive Branch” and explains how the GS pay system was designed as a type of pay-for-performance system.