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Depth of disability benefits depends on analyzing your case

Just like workers in any job, federal employees can suffer injuries on the job. Unlike workers in the private sector, federal employees have a number of sources for obtaining benefits for occupational disability benefits. To be sure that you receive all the help due you after an injury, a full analysis of the facts of your case should be done. This is something an experienced federal employment attorney can help with.

It's unwise to judge the Supreme Court by its apparent cover

Headlines of newspapers were ablaze last week with speculation about how the scales of justice at the Supreme Court seem to be tipping in a way that could hurt government employee unions. No matter what outlet you turned to, the line seemed the same -- Skeptical Supreme Court justices seem poised to hand public employee unions a major loss.

An employee’s rights under the FMLA

Anyone who has welcomed a new child or has taken care of a relative with health problems knows that sometimes work has to take a backseat to family. Congress also recognized this and passed the Family and Medical Leave Act, also known as the FMLA, more than two decades ago.

You wouldn't think MSPB would have to taste its own medicine, but

Federal agencies are supposed to take seriously the job of protecting workers who strive to make things better by blowing the whistle on suspected wrongdoing. If a government employee in Texas or anywhere else takes the time and effort to reveal some shortcoming in the system, his or her managers are not supposed to retaliate against them by some sort of negative job action.

Federal workers: Mixing politics and Twitter could mean trouble

Ever since the Hatch Act of 1939, federal workers have had curbs on the things they can do and say regarding their personal political opinions. In general terms, the law limits the role of nonelected government employees in political campaigns.

Federal contract workers get sick leave by presidential order

President Barak Obama continues to alter the labor landscape bit by bit by virtue of executive order. His latest move came earlier this month. He signed an order declaring that starting on Jan. 1, 2017, federal contractors must offer employees paid sick leave as part of their employment benefits.

Handling of hack issues at OPM has honchos facing off

Getting beyond the recent information hacks of the Office of Personnel Management is proving to be as big a challenge as one might expect when dealing with the federal bureaucracy. What makes this particular situation more disturbing, though, is that the friction is being generated from within OPM itself.

Analysts conclude that federal agencies need to do more to manage employees

Employees need training and advancement opportunities in order to be productive and satisfied with their jobs, but a recent survey of federal employees suggests that federal agencies are failing to manage employees in such a way as to promote career development and effectively utilize their talents.

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