Tag: MSPB

Union-Filed Grievance Preempts Employee Appeal

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?

May 8, 2020 10:05 AM , Updated May 19, 2020 10:52 AM
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

May 4, 2020 11:17 AM , Updated May 14, 2020 9:43 AM
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?

April 21, 2020 12:43 PM , Updated May 6, 2020 7:37 AM
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

April 13, 2020 8:51 AM , Updated April 24, 2020 8:14 AM

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

April 2, 2020 1:20 PM , Updated April 15, 2020 8:58 AM
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

April 2, 2020 7:25 AM , Updated April 15, 2020 8:58 AM
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

March 27, 2020 12:09 PM , Updated April 10, 2020 10:55 AM

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

February 25, 2020 8:37 AM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:57 AM
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

February 5, 2020 11:40 AM , Updated February 18, 2020 9:15 AM
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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