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Considerations for MSPB Appeals

Here are some considerations that federal law enforcement officers/agents should look at before filing an appeal with the Merit Systems Protection Board. Remember, you do not have to proceed in this complex process alone. If you are or you know someone who is a federal law enforcement officer/agent facing disciplinary[…]

Cameron County Detention Officer Receives Docked Benefits

A Cameron County Detention Officer’s fitness for duty was questioned by jail management when the Officer refused to patrol the jail facility grounds from a second story rooftop. The Officer had been diagnosed with acrophobia (fear of heights). The Officer had disclosed his condition before he was hired. The Officer’s[…]

Use Of X-Ray Equipment Can Possibly Lead To Cancer

If you have, or someone you know has, worked with any Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII) Equipment such as Gamma Ray Systems, Z-Portal, Z- Backscatter Van, Portable Contraband Detector “Buster”, VACIS, and Radiation Portal Monitor, you/they may be at a high risk of getting cancer. If you are a Federal Law Enforcement[…]

Lack of Candor Charges at the MSPB

This blog post outlines the charge of “Lack of Candor” as applied to Federal employees. I encourage any Federal employee to become familiar with this charge as Federal agencies have the tendency to overuse it. If you are, or you know someone who is, a non-union or supervisory federal law[…]