Federal Employee Termination Laws: A Complete Legal Guide 2024

Federal employee termination laws are in place to protect the rights of civil servants while also allowing the government to manage its workforce efficiently. As with any employer, the federal government can fire employees for subpar performance, company policy infractions, or disciplinary issues. However, special rules apply due to the unique nature of government work. Because federal employees are not private sector workers, they’re afforded protection against arbitrary or politically-motivated firings—their jobs allow them to carry out public business without …

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How to Win an MSPB Appeal: Key Steps and Timeline

The last thing you wish as a federal employee is to face an unfair employment action. But things happen even to the best of employees, spiraling them into disputes with the best of employers.  Filing an MSPB (Merit Systems Protection Board) appeal is a great legal route if you cannot resolve the issue through an alternative dispute resolution. But a minor mistake, inadequate evidence, or overlooking steps in the timeline can easily lead to your case being denied or dismissed …

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