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Former VA Doctor Indicted on Civil Rights and Sexual Abuse Charges

May 14, 2020 1:46 PM
Former VA Doctor Indicted on Civil Rights and Sexual Abuse Charges

A former VA doctor has been indicted on federal civil rights and abusive sexual contact offenses.

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Is 16 Years Enough?

Is 16 Years Enough?

A VA doctor, when reassigned from his preferred compressed work schedule, challenged the agency’s action as a violation of a 16-year old settlement agreement.

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Maximum Penalty Imposed on VA Physician Charged with 15 Hatch Act Violations

April 30, 2020 10:12 AM
Maximum Penalty Imposed on VA Physician Charged with 15 Hatch Act Violations

OSC announced a decision which found a former VA physician violated the Hatch Act when running for U.S. Senate.

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VA Whistleblower Wins a Remand by the Appeals Court

April 22, 2020 9:32 AM
VA Whistleblower Wins a Remand by the Appeals Court

A VA nurse who engaged in several whistleblowing activities accused the agency of illegal reprisals against her. The MSPB found in favor of the agency, but the appeals court sent it back to the Board.

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VA Benefits Recipients Will Get Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

April 17, 2020 4:10 PM
VA Benefits Recipients Will Get Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

The IRS has announced that VA benefits recipients will automatically get coronavirus stimulus payments.

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VA Employee to Plead Guilty for Embezzling $70k Using Square App

April 17, 2020 2:58 PM
VA Employee to Plead Guilty for Embezzling $70k Using Square App

A VA employee has agreed to plead guilty to stealing nearly $70k worth of agency funds via a mobile app.

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Man Arrested for Attempting to Defraud VA in Multimillion Dollar Coronavirus Scam

April 11, 2020 4:07 PM
Man Arrested for Attempting to Defraud VA in Multimillion Dollar Coronavirus Scam

A Georgia man has been charged with trying to sell the VA non-existent protective equipment for the coronavirus totaling over $750 million.

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Supreme Court Overturns Decision in Federal Age Discrimination Case

Supreme Court Overturns Decision in Federal Age Discrimination Case

The Supreme Court upended the way the federal government has defended against age discrimination complaints under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

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VA Streamlined Discipline Authority Reined in by Court

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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VA Reports Five Coronavirus Cases As It Steps Up Screening, Restrictions

March 12, 2020 7:27 AM

Veterans Affairs medical facilities across the country are screening patients and restricting visitors to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus as the agency grapples with five cases of COVID-19.

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