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Federal Disability Retirement: What medical conditions can the MSPB consider if you are denied?
Federal Disability Retirement: What medical conditions can the MSPB consider if you are denied?

A recent Initial Decision of the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) reminds us of a key tenet in filing disability retirement applications. When you file your application for disability retirement under FERS/CSRS with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), make sure ...

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Blog Posts in 2010

  • MSPB & EEOC: What are Requests for Interrogatory and how does the Federal Employee use them in discovery?

    Both the MSPB and the EEOC afford Appellants (or Complainants) the opportunity to pursue discovery. While the timelines and the amounts of discovery ...

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  • MSPB: Can an Agency remove me for medical inability to do my job?

    Generally, the answer is yes. An agency may remove a FERS or CSRS civil service employee if he or she is unable, because of a medical condition, to ...

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  • Federal Disability Retirement: Can I use medical evidence after my separation to support my disability retirement application?

    Can you use medical evidence, developed after your separation from civil service, to establish entitlement to disability retirement? A Federal Circuit ...

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  • Pines Firm Successfully Litigates Reinstatement for VA Canteen Employee with Backpay

    VA Canteen Employees Have Grievance Rights! Case name: Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX and AFGE, Local 1633 ,FMCS Case ...

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  • MSPB: Federal Employee's removal mitigated to 30-day suspension

    The Full MSPB issued a decision reversing the removal of an employee of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Suggs v. VA, 2010 MSPB 99 (June 1, 2010). ...

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  • Federal and Postal Employee Disability Retirement: Can the MSPB order OPM to reimburse my attorney fees?

    If a Federal or Postal employee succeeds in their MSPB appeal challenging OPM’s denial of federal disability retirement benefits, can the Federal or ...

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  • Federal Disability Retirement: Mental Health Conditions and late-filed Disability Retirement Applications

    This blog often references the fact that the MSPB loves its deadlines. OPM is no different. The general rule is that a Federal employee or USPS ...

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  • Federal Disability Retirement: What happens when your medical condition prevents you from timely filing an MSPB appeal for disability retirement?

    The Federal employee or postal worker applying for FERS or CSRS federal disability retirement has thirty (30) days from receipt of the OPM ...

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  • Federal Disability Retirement: Can absence, alone, be enough to qualify a Postal or Federal Employee for CSRS or FERS disability Retirement through OPM?

    Can absence, alone, be enough to qualify a Postal or Federal Employee for FERS or CSRS disability retirement through OPM? Generally, no. In many ...

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