Law

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[…]

Federal Law Enforcement MSPB Appeals

Federal Law Enforcement MSPB Appeals. The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) is an administrative board that hears appeals of decisions made by the federal agencies where federal employees are, or were, employed. The MSPB’s jurisdiction of appeals includes acts of discipline, removals, lengthy suspensions, performance matters, whistleblower retaliation, denials by[…]