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Complex appointments clause challenges throw some MSPB cases in limbo

A series of appointments clause challenges have created a second, albeit much smaller, backlog of pending cases awaiting action from the Merit Systems…

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Whistleblower retaliation: Wrong when Nixon did it, wrong now, and — fingers crossed — wrong tomorrow

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Lack of quorum hits 3-year mark at MSPB, with no clear end in sight

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4 of 7 border patrol agents recommended for firing after Facebook posts still on the job

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Smith, federal union pan Space Force for proposed employee rights

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Federal leaders say civil service merit principles are timeless. But is OPM?

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HUD tells union to vacate federal office space, citing executive orders

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Debra D’Agostino: Time to end wrongheaded approach to civil service reform

Longer probation, shorter appeal deadlines, arbitrary pay for performance, they’ve already hit some federal employees and might be headed your say.

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Did this EPA tweet violate Hatch Act? OSC says it’ll investigate

The Office of Special Counsel is investigating whether the Environmental Protection Agency violated the Hatch Act over a politically charged tweet sent…

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Employment attorneys see more proposed firings, fewer settlements under VA Accountability Act

The Veterans Affairs Department recently clarified its disciplinary data, which the department posts publicly on its website every two weeks.

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