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What Is an MSPB Appeal?

What Is the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB)? Established in 1978 as part of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (CSRA), the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) is housed in the Executive branch of the government and is “an independent, quasi-judicial agency” and is considered the “guardian of Federal merit systems.” In this context, a merit...

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The MSPB Approves Two Nominees To Its Central Panel

As Dick Vitale might say, “The Board is Back, Baby!” After nearly five years in an unprecedented holding pattern, the Senate has (finally!) approved two nominees to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) – the quasi-judicial agency tasked with enforcing merit systems principles and federal employee protections against discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, workplace favoritism and other prohibited personnel actions. New...

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How Do I File an Appeal with the Merit Systems Protection Board?

If you have been subjected to a suspension, demotion, or termination that was unwarranted or discriminatory, you may be able to take your complaint to the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB). The Merit System Protection Board is an independent entity of the federal government’s executive branch that hears complaints or appeals from federal workers about certain actions taken against...

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What Is the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB)?

Federal employees are required to follow specific requirements as personnel of the U.S. government. When the government believes that an employee failed to follow their requirements as a federal employee, the government may issue a suspension, demotion, termination, retaliation, or other matters. If a federal employee feels that the government’s disciplinary actions are unfair or wrongful, they may file...

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Final MSPB Nomination | Federal Employee Attorneys in Houston

Shocking as it may seem, after months of waiting, President Trump has finally nominated a third and final member to the Merit Systems Protection Board. B. Chad Bungard has been named to be the Vice Chairman of the MSPB. If his nomination is approved, he will be appointed for a term that will expire March 1, 2025. According to...

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