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Buffkin v. DOD

Buffkin, a schoolteacher for military children, was fired and challenged her removal through arbitration. Her union requested arbitration later than the agreement provided for, but the agency did not elect to challenge the arbitration request as untimely for four...

Sanchez v. Department of Veteran’s Affairs

The plaintiff entered into a settlement agreement with the agency in 2001. The agreement provided that he would work a reduced schedule in the facility of his choice. In 2017, the agency decided to change his work hours into a more suitable schedule to meet the...

Ricci v. MSPB

The plaintiff was tentatively selected for a position with Homeland Security pending a background check. The offer was rescinded after the check was complete, and she appealed, but the Administrative Law Judge dismissed based on a lack of jurisdiction. The plaintiff...

Babb v. Wilkie

539 U.S. __ (2020) (slip opinion) No. 18-882 Babb was a pharmacist with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. She claimed that she was discriminated against based on age when the VA took away her opportunity for promotion, denied her training opportunities, and...

Sharpe v. DOJ

Sharpe v. Department Of Justice 2017-2356 No. SF-4324-15-0593-B-1. Sharpe has been employed as a DEA agent for 25 years, during which he also served as a reservist in the United States Navy. Sharpe applied for a promotion 14 times in 8 years, and was on the Best...