Merit Systems Protection Board

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Now that it has a quorum, a progress report from the Merit Systems Protection Board

After several years of vacancy, the Merit Systems Protection Board has its full complement of three members,

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Do arbitrators go easy on federal employees who challenge being fired?

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You’re fired! No, you’re not. Hold it, wait a minute…

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Jeff Neal

The ‘Preventing a Patronage System Act’ can preserve a merit-based civil service

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Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Schedule F from resurfacing

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MSPB making ‘good headway’ through case backlog, acting chairwoman Harris says

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Musurlian, Peter

A reminder for federal employees who itch to run for political office. Don’t.

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Proof the tiny MSPB matters big

The rebuilding ot the Merit Systems Protection Board represents a commitment not only to federal employees but to the law itself.

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE - In this March 30, 2019, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible as cherry blossom trees bloom on the West Lawn in Washington. Washington health officials recommended on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, that all “non-essential mass gatherings, including conferences and conventions,” be postponed or canceled through the end of March, a move that could imperil the popular Cherry Blossom Festival. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

An impending long recess will force a lot of action in Congress this week

From a supreme court confirmation vote to Russian misbehavior, the House and Senate have a lot to do in the coming week. And there’s considerable time…

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, file photo, Isabella Casillas Guzman attends a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship confirmation hearing on her nomination to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration, on Capitol Hill in Washington.   The new head of the Small Business Administration expects to make changes at the agency that she says will enable it to further help small companies devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool Photo via AP, File)

SBA dropping thousands of temporary employees hired as part of COVID response

The Small Business Administration is planning to shed the equivalent of more than 3,400 full-time employees as part of its budget request for fiscal 2023.

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