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by Federal News Network | July 8, 2024
A public-sector advocacy group is suing the Office of Personnel Management over a nearly seven-year delay in implementing a law passed by Congress. The Administrative Leave Act allows agencies to put federal employees on paid administrative leave for a maximum of 90 days while they ...

Lawsuit urges OPM to end 7-year delay to keep feds off indefinite paid administrative leave

by Federal News Network | July 3, 2024
A public-sector advocacy group is suing the Office of Personnel Management over a nearly seven-year delay in finalizing a rule, which plaintiffs say would keep agencies from putting federal employees on paid administrative leave indefinitely. Public Employees for Environmental ...

Some EPA employees are happy with their new labor agreement

by Federal News Network | June 25, 2024
A new contract for employees at the Environmental Protection Agency has some new assurances that allow scientists to discuss their work more freely. The new contract has a provision protecting scientific integrity. For more, Federal News Network’s Eric White spoke to Jeff Ruch of Public ...

Federal employee whistleblower complaints to OSC fall by nearly half over 5 years

by Federal News Network | February 29, 2024
Federal employees are filing fewer whistleblower disclosures, and reporting fewer complaints of whistleblower retaliation. The Office of Special Counsel, according to recent data analyzed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), saw a more than 48% decline in ...

Paid administrative leave still plagues the federal workforce

by Federal News Network | October 11, 2023
We’ve had several clients who were put on extended administrative leave without any guidelines, any boundaries on that administrative leave. In a prominent case, we represented a former managing director of an agency who was put on leave by his agency, paid for three years, which was ...
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