The failure to conduct a background check on an illegal alien captured on the Mexican border resulted in the alien returning to the US where he raped two women and murdered one of them. The agency’s 20-day suspension of a supervisor is upheld by the MSPB.
It’s an election year. Here are several proposals that have been made that would impact the civil service structure and the benefits of some current federal employees.
Federal agencies can and do fire federal employees for a variety of offenses. Here is a series of cases in which employees were fired and the inevitable appeals were upheld all the way through the lengthy process.
Does the outstanding scholar program supersede veterans preference requirements? The MSPB says it does not.
New federal employees are on probation. They can be easily terminated, at least in theory. But the system isn’t working, according to a new MSPB report.
A former spouse of a federal employee may get a substantially larger annuity when the former fed dies. Here is one case that shows how it can happen.
Litigation over survivor annuities can impact more than one person–here is one case which will lead to family tension.
Will the MSPB consider an agency’s penalty imposed against an employee? Here is an example.
The Office of Special Counsel is seeking removal of an employee of the Dept. of Interior for seeking to evade veterans preference requirements in order to hire a friend.
Daniel Levinson nominated to be IG at HHS