Ongoing: Wickstrom et al v. United Airlines Master Executive Council et al (3:2022cv00315)

Ten pilots are suing United Airlines Master Executive Council (United MEC) and Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA) stating that “the labor representatives violated their duty to fairly represent workers under the Railway Labor Act by not pushing back against United Airlines’ vaccine policy”. Carol Thompson, John J. Michels Jr., and Saroja C. Koneru of […]

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Women’s Equality Day 2022

By Louise Ryder, Associate Today marks the 102nd anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted women in the United States the right to vote. The 19th amendment was ratified on August 26, 1920 and was one of the first steps towards women’s equality in the workforce. Since gaining […]

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Ethical Considerations for Furloughed Employees

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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Sarah McKinin, a senior associate at The Federal Practice Group, authors a column for FedSmith

The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers.

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Ousted FBI official McCabe offered jobs by Dem lawmakers so he can get full pension

Partner Joanna Friedman of The Federal Practice Group speaks with Fox News about how difficult it would be for a congressional member to hire Andrew McCabe into the correct job series in order to help him collect his full pension.

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Legal Specialists Defend GSA's Handover of Transition Emails to Mueller Probe

Denying FBI’s McCabe His Pension Would be Unusual, Attorneys Say

Joanna Friedman, a partner with The Federal Practice Group, provides her expertise on the FBI denying Andrew McCabe his pension and whether politics played a role.

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Trump’s VA is Purging Civil Servants

Debra D'Agostino, a founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, places much of the blame on the HR capabilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs as opposed to the laws that are in place to remove federal employees.

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They reported sexual harassment. Then the retaliation began

Elizabeth Flock of PBS Newshour spoke with Federal Practice Group client Melissa Moore on how rampant sexual harassment is at the U.S. Forest Service. What makes this story worse is retaliation those who complain face. Here is a link to the story:

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Sexual Harassment & Sexual Assault in the Federal Government Workplace

For complex cases, trust that you have an elite team of litigators that is up to the task. Choose The Federal Practice Group today.

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Trump’s plan to use VA firing practices at other agencies threatens civil service workers — and the public

Debra D'Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, discusses why the new lower burden of proof provided by the VA Accountability Act is making it much easier for VA decisions to be upheld with Joe Davidson of the Washington Post.

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