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Who is Required to Participate in an Individualized Education Program (“IEP”) Meeting?

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is the cornerstone of what services and goals are to be provided to a student with a disability. IEPs are a living and breathing document…

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What is the Future for Telework and Remote Work Opportunities in the Federal Government in 2024?

Enjoying remote work? Like having the flexibility of hybrid work to choose when you can show up to the office? You’re not alone, as according to the 2023 Federal Employee…

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Navigating the Security Clearance Processing Backlog

There is little instant gratification within the Security process. The persistent ebb and flow of security clearance processing times is understood first and foremost through a…

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New York Court Ruling Holds No Private Right of Action for Pay Frequency Claims

Two recent events may mark the end of the “frequency-of-pay” litigation that has hit New York employers in recent years. First, in a massive victory for New York…

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What is the Impact of Losing Your Security Clearance on Your Federal Employment Job?

For most federal employees, obtaining and maintaining a security clearance is a must. As such, it’s common for many federal employees to feel some form of anxiety when it comes…

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The Biggest Threat to Losing Your MSPB Appeal Is Rearing Its Ugly Head. What Federal Employees Need to Know About Appealing MSPB Decisions.

One of the hottest topics surrounding the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB) right now is the general timeframe for appealing an MSPB decision. While those familiar with the…

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Saving For Your Future Could Cost You Your Present: How Marijuana Investments Could Cost You Your Security Clearance

With the economy beginning to recover to its pre-pandemic levels, financial wellness has been at the top of mind for many working Americans. This is echoed by recent Gallup poll…

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What You Need to Know About Alimony/Spousal Maintenance?

Often used interchangeably, the terms alimony and spousal maintenance both refer to different types of financial support paid by one spouse to another, during or following a…

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Can My Military Discharge be Upgraded?

Thousands of service members across all branches have been involuntarily separated from their military branch following misconduct that has resulted in an administrative…

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Grounds For Invalidating a Prenup In New York

Prenuptial agreements are legal contracts that outline the division of assets and responsibilities between spouses in the event of a divorce. While these agreements are generally…

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