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Federal Circuit Ruling Paves the Way for Additional Paid Military Leave Claims

By on June 26, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Federal Circuit Ruling Paves the Way for Additional Paid Military Leave Claims

A recent ruling paves the way for some federal employees who served in the military to receive additional paid leave.

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Lawmakers Want a Fresh Look at Time and Attendance Abuse

By on April 2, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want a Fresh Look at Time and Attendance Abuse

A group of lawmakers have asked GAO to take a fresh look at time and attendance problems in agencies by updating a report it previously released in 2003.

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DOJ Drops Trademark Fight With Redskins

By on June 29, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DOJ Drops Trademark Fight With Redskins

The Justice Department announced that it will allow restoration of the Washington Redskins’ trademarks in light of a recent Supreme Court decision.

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Supreme Court Rules Patent Office Cannot Restrict Free Speech

By on June 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Supreme Court Rules Patent Office Cannot Restrict Free Speech

The Supreme Court has concluded that the Patent and Trademark Office cannot discriminate against trademark designations it deems disparaging or inappropriate.

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VA Trademarks ‘GI Bill’

By on December 4, 2012 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that GI Bill is now a registered trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and VA is the sole owner of the mark.

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The Office of Government Ethics and the FLRA: How One Agency Got Another to Do the Right Thing

By on February 25, 2007 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

The author explains how a small federal agency decided to take a stand to ensure that its regulations were not modified through the collective bargaining process and suggests that other agencies that issue government wide regulations should take similar action.

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