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January

Blog Posts in January, 2016

  • Filing an Appeal in a MSPB Case: What You Need to Know

    Federal employees are protected from unjust and prohibited employer practices under the law. If you experience discrimination, retaliation for speaking against violations, or any other unfair action, you can file an appeal with the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB). The unit, under the executive branch, has the authority to rule in cases of federal employer misconduct. Much like the private ...
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  • 7 Frequently Asked Questions About Federal Workers' Compensation (OWCP)

    Federal workers’ compensation benefits and processes can be quite complex and confusing, even for people who study the system and work in it professionally. It’s hard for workers to find answers to their questions that are written in plain, easily understood English. If you suffered an injury while working for the federal employment in some capacity, or if someone you loved got hurt, review these ...
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  • 5 Mistakes Employers Make in EEO Cases (And How Your EEO Attorney Can Use Them to Help You)

    When an employer faces an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claim, the company should take the charge seriously. The EEOC makes it illegal to discriminate against people based on age, sex, race, disabilities, and other factors. When someone raises an EEOC claim against an employer, that means the establishment potentially wronged a worker or potential hire. Employers must handle these ...
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  • A Quickstart Guide to the OWCP and Federal Workers' Comp Claims

    What Is the OWCP? What Does an OWCP Attorney Do? If you experienced a work injury as a federal employee, you may consider filing for workers’ compensation. The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) is the umbrella program that will manage your case and remuneration. What Is the OWCP? The OWCP “administers four major disability compensation programs which provide wage replacement ...
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