A post office Supervisor who was demoted to Clerk based on unsatisfactory performance failed to convince the appeals court to mitigate the penalty to a suspension.
94 percent of customers surveyed rated the Postal Service as “excellent, very good or good” in the period July 1 to Sept. 30, 2009.
A mail carrier was accused by a woman of stepping into her house to personally deliver mail to her, pushing her behind a door, grabbing her and kissing her.
A federal employee said she was divorced but kept her ex-husband and his two children on her federal health insurance policy. An investigator found that a divorce decree submitted by the employee was not issued by a court. She was fired and appealed her case to a federal court.
A federal employee with a record of disciplinary actions refused to obey an order from a supervisor. An administrative judge ordered reinstatement but the MSPB disagreed and upheld the removal. The case then went to federal court for a final decision.
A 19-year postal employee with no prior misconduct worked at a Post Office where she supervised clerks and served as the finance supervisor. She was demoted to a part-time job. The MSPB administrative judge sustained the penalty after finding only a lesser charge had been proved. A federal court returns the case as “The agency has not yet articulated what less severe sentence should be imposed when it proved only a much less severe charge.”
How many appeals from a federal employee are too many? When a decision starts out with the sentence such as “This is yet another chapter in the protracted saga of the [petitioner’s] unsuccessful attempt to require the United States Postal Service…to rehire him…” the limit may have been exceeded.
A federal attorney did not want to move to Arlington, VA from Texas so she resigned.
She then filed an appeal contending that the resignation was involuntary and was a constructive removal.
Here is a unique way to seek a significant promotion in government service. A federal employee submitted letters from her doctor indicating she could not perform the duties of a lower level job. She argued the agency should therefore give her a promotion to a higher level position.
A federal supervisor who told an employee to work an extra 30 minutes ended up in a scuffle with the employee and the employee was fired. The employee argued his case all the way to federal court but stays fired.