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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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Should federal employees get hazard pay during the pandemic?

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DOJ instructs state, local law enforcement to excuse feds traveling for work from lock downs

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Marijuana, space and Star Wars: 2019 was wild for the military, here’s what 2020 holds

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Despite court decision, unions still feel impacts of Trump’s workforce executive orders

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

The Trump administration’s proposal to shift all personnel policy offices currently housed within the Office of Personnel Management to a new entity within…

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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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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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