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Federal employee loses appeal of MSPB decision

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied a National Institute of Health (NIH) scientist’s petition for a rehearing en banc. Circuit judges Newman and O’Malley dissented. Dr. Allen Braun petitioned for an en banc review of the Merit Systems...

Federal employee loses MSPB appeal

Federal employee loses MSPB appeal. Christopher Copeland, a department of the Army employee, reported to work intoxicated in August of 2017. He was then cited for public intoxication. In order to avoid termination, Copeland entered into an agreement with the Army to...

Federal employee appeals MSPB decision

Federal employee appeals MSPB decision.  A former immigration officer with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Jane Sphatt was removed from her position in April 2019. The agency alleged Jane Sphatt engaged in misuse of government position and...