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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Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, explains why feds don’t strike to Government Executive

Shutterstock.com By Debra D’Agostino – January 25, 2019 It’s the law. Specifically, 5 U.S.C. §7311, specifies that federal employees may not participate in a strike, assert the right to strike, or even belong to a union that “asserts the right to strike against the government of the United States.” Driving the point home, 18 U.S.C. §1918 […]

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Top 10 Things to Know About Your Rights as a Furloughed Federal Employee

The Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019 provides back pay for furloughed employees and those excepted employees required to work without pay. Furloughed employees and government contractors are eligible for unemployment benefits. Some states are providing unemployment benefits to excepted employees. Federal employees will be required to repay unemployment benefits. Furloughed and excepted employees […]

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Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, speaks with WTOP about government workers and unemployment benefits

Mayor Muriel Bowser tours the Capital Area Food Bank with President Radha Muthiah ahead of a press conference on January 22, 2019. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty) DC mayor bucks fed gov’t with bill to offer ‘essential’ workers unemployment By Jack MooreJanuary 22, 2019 5:32 pm WASHINGTON — D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says she will introduce emergency legislation that […]

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QUICKLY SELECTING THE RIGHT COURT-MARTIAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY

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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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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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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Immigrants held at Aurora ICE detention center to be reunited with children

Astrid Lockwood, a senior associate with the Federal Practice Group, speaks with Vicente Arenas of Fox 31 Denver about the movement of immigrants from the Aurora ICE Detention Center to the Port Isabel Detention Center.

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Immigrant parents held at Aurora ICE facility being moved to Texas with hopes of reuniting with their kids, attorneys say

Astrid Lockwood, a senior associate with The Federal Practice Group, is featured in a story by Elizabeth Hernandez of the Denver Post on the topic immigrant parents being moved from Aurora Ice facility to Texas.

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