January 30th in Federal Employee News, Federal Whistleblowers, General Federal Employment Law Posts, MSPB Appeals.
The new Full MSPB has released what appears to be a first step towards improving the protections for Federal employees who are whistleblowers.
In a recent decision, the MSPB clarified what constitutes a personnel action in an Individual Right of Action (IRA) Appeal. Weed v. Social Security Administration, 2010 MSPB 23 (January 28, 2010).
In that case, an applicant for Federal Employment complained that an Agency decided not to select him for a postion in reprisal for disclosures he had made in 2006 [...]