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Category: Federal Employment Law


Do You Know What Your Obligations Are Under the Hatch Act?

Another day, another alleged violation of the Hatch Act. High-profile names such as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, White House Counselor Kellyanne…

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Practicing patience: Federal employees with appeals forced to wait due to vacant MSPB

What happens when a federal board has no members? Not much. The U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) is vacant for the first time in its 40-year history, leaving hundreds,…

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Federal employees should prepare for more nimble and aggressive security clearance decision-making process

Changes to the federal government’s security clearance processes are on their way. Calling it the first major update in 50 years, the federal government currently is laying out…

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Should federal civilian employees count out 2019 raises? Not so fast

Despite an Executive Order calling for no raises this year, federal civilian employees shouldn’t be too quick to count them out. At least not yet. Although the prospect of no…

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Vacant MSPB Means No Potential Recourse For Appeal-Filing Federal Employees Any Time Soon

What happens when a federal board has no members? Not much. The stalemate that continues the longest-ever stretch without a quorum at the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board…

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Are you the subject of an OIG investigation? Here’s what to expect

As a federal employee, it can be a scary thing to be contacted by an Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigator and told that you are under investigation. You probably won’t…

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New guidelines highlight what contractors can expect when doing business with the federal government

The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently published guidelines clarifying expectations for interactions between OFCCP and…

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Federal employees who served in the military may be entitled to paid military leave claims

If you are a federal employee who left your agency to serve in the U.S. military in connection with operations relating to fighting international terrorist groups and the…

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Executive Order on Firing Policies Leaves Federal Employees Contemplating Job Security

A recent executive order could have some federal employees contemplating their job security, or at least scratching their heads. An overhaul of the way poorly performing federal…

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With Two Nominees, the MSPB May Soon Have Its Quorum

Two people may be on the way to replace the one person left on the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). President Donald Trump nominated two individuals to fill vacant spots at…

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