JOANNA FRIEDMAN, A PARTNER AT THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, SPEAKS WITH FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK ON THE lINGERING IMPACT OF TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS ON THE UNIONS

Despite court decision, unions still feel impacts of Trump’s workforce executive ordersMay 13, 2019 5:58 pm Soon after a federal district court overturned key provisions of the President’s three workforce executive orders last year, federal unions declared the court’s decision a win.The executive orders, which President Donald Trump signed last May, prompted agencies with soon-to-be […]

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Three Federal Practice Group Attorneys Named 2019 Washington, DC Super Lawyers

 The Federal Practice Group is proud to announce its two Founding Partners were each selected as members of the 2019 class of Super Lawyers for its 2019 Washington, DC list for outstanding legal talent. Eric Montalvo, who was a 2016 Rising Star, was selected for his work in the practice area of Military & Veterans […]

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JOANNA FRIEDMAN, A PARTNER AT THE FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP, SPEAKS WITH FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK ON THE IMPACT OF MSPB BUDGET CUTS

MSPB warns of longer appeals times, more workforce cuts under Trump’s proposed budget cut April 17, 2019 6:51 pm  The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) has said the President’s proposed budget cut of 10% next year would have an “immediate and direct negative impact” on the agency’s operations. The White House 2020 budget request recommended […]

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Joanna Friedman, a partner at The Federal Practice Group, speaks with Federal News Network on the latest in agency-union negotiations

    Impasses panel rewrites HHS-NTEU bargaining agreement, sets stage for telework, leave changes April 8, 2019 6:31 pm After a series of lengthy negotiations and disagreements between the Department of Health and Human Services and its union, a labor-relations panel has largely rewritten more than a dozen collective bargaining proposals, which may set the stage for […]

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Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, speaks with Federal News Network about proposed employee rights for the Space Force

Smith, federal union pan Space Force for proposed employee rights March 26, 2019 4:24 pm   The Trump administration is getting pushback on its controversial proposal to build a new military service based on the space domain, but not for the reason most may think. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and the […]

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Ethical Considerations for Furloughed Employees

This blog was penned by Heather White, partner, and  Zachary Fischer, both federal employment attorneys at The Federal Practice Group.

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Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, was interviewed by The Gazette on Senate checks and balances

. Anti-Trump Secret Service Agent Leaving With Pay, Pension By Susan Crabtree March 01, 2019 AP Photo/Andrew Harnik As an employee in her first few years at the GS15 paygrade, O’Grady likely made between $105,000 and $120,000 annually, before any overtime, according to federal pay scales. Although she was knocked down to a GS13, putting […]

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Carol Thompson, a partner at The Federal Practice Group, speaks with Federal News Network on marijuana stocks and your security clearance

Carol Thompson, a partner at The Federal Practice Group, speaks with Federal News Network on marijuana stocks and how it can impact your security clearance if you are a DoD employee.

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Joanna Friedman, a partner at The Federal Practice Group, is interviewed by cyberFeds.

Joanna Friedman, a partner at The Federal Practice Group, explains the problems for federal employees with President Trump's executive order that bans agencies from altering an official personnel files with cyberFeds.

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Lauren Brier, associate attorney at The Federal Practice Group, writes about upcoming deadline federal contractors are facing.

Lauren Brier, associate attorney at The Federal Practice Group, writes about upcoming deadline federal contractors are facing.

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