Ricardo J.A. Pitts-Wiley, a partner at The Federal Practice Group, appears on Government Matters to discuss what federal employees can and cannot do for cash during the furlough

By Andrew Wagner | Published Thursday, January 17, 2019 By Andrew Wagner | Published Thursday, January 17, 2019 To view video please click here. Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, partner at the Federal Practice Group, outlines what federal employees can do to make additional money, and why you should check your agency’s rules before applying for an interim […]

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Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, speaks with Government Executive about State Department paying employees

State Department Defends Unusual Recall of Furloughed Staffers, With Pay By Charlie Clark – January 17, 2019 65Comments By Sorbis / Shutterstock.com In an unusual step during an unusual government shutdown, the State Department on Thursday notified thousands of furloughed employees that it had freed up some existing funds so that the idled staff must […]

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Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, discusses federal employees and the “gig economy” with Federal News Network

Furloughed with nowhere to go, feds give ‘gig economy’ a shot By Jory Heckman @jheckmanWFED January 18, 2019 9:33 am      With a spike in the number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits in January, some agency workers have sought to make up for lost income by taking advantage of the “gig economy.” They […]

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Ricardo J.A. Pitts-Wiley, a partner at The Federal Practice Group, discusses the risks federal employees undertake if they turn to other jobs with NextGov

As the partial government shutdown enters a third week—and 800,000 federal employees miss a paycheck—nearly 400,000 furloughed employees face hard decisions, including whether to take a second job to make ends meet.

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Heather White, a partner at The Federal Practice Group, discusses whether or not the Anti-Deficiency Act is being violated by the IRS with Government Executive

White House Takes Risk Directing IRS to Un-Furlough Staff to Process Tax Refunds

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Bill Cowden of The Federal Practice Group speaks with the Washington Times on what President Trump can declare a national emergency

Bill Cowden of The Federal Practice Group speaks with the Washington Times on what President Trump can declare a national emergency

Trump eyes shutdown escape route: "The law allows him to declare what a national emergency is"

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Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, speaks with Federal News Network

OSC Forced to Refine Policy That Seemed to Ban Talking About Impeachment on the Job

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Lauren Brier, associate attorney Interviewed by Federal News Network’s Federal Drive

Lauren Brier, associate attorney at the Federal Practice Group, appears with Jared Serbu on Federal News Network's Federal Drive show to further discuss the latest happenings in the JEDI contract process.

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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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GAO shuts down Oracle’s JEDI protest, but it’s not over yet

Lauren Brier, associate attorney at the Federal Practice Group, discusses the latest happenings in the JEDI contract process with Amber Corrin of the Federal Times.

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