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What legal pitfalls await feds in 2012?

Bill Bransford, a partner at Shaw, Bransford and Roth, offers some insight to federal employees on upcoming whistleblower legislation and the possible ramifications of on-the-job political activities.

Tags: Legal Loop , Bill Bransford , Bransford Shaw and Roth , Federal Drive , whistleblower , Hatch Act

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 12:52pm EST
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House committee passes workforce reduction, whistleblower bills

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 3029, which would cut the workforce by 10 percent by September 2014.

Tags: House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee , Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act , Reducing the Size of the Federal Government Throug , Mick Mulvaney , OMB , Congress

Thursday - 11/03/2011, 06:21pm EDT

Scott Bloch fights to avoid prison time

The former government protector of whistle-blowers who admitted to criminally withholding information from Congress asked a judge to withdraw his guilty plea to avoid mandatory jail time. Attorney Debra Roth explains what's going on.

Tags: Federal Drive , Scott Bloch , Debra Roth , Shaw Bransford & Roth , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 02/24/2011, 09:41am EST

Election season guidelines for federal workers

The Hatch Act restricts how open federal employees can be with political preferences

Tags: Federal Drive , Hatch Act , Ana Galindo-Marrone , Vyomika Jairam

Monday - 08/16/2010, 10:30am EDT
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Former Special Counsel Scott Bloch charged with contempt

The Bush administration official whose job was to protect government whistleblowers stands accused of mistreating them, illegally deleting documents and withholding information from Congress. Debra S. Katz, partner at Katz, Marshall & Banks explains what's next

Tags: P&B , Debra S. Katz , Scott Amey , ethics

Friday - 04/23/2010, 10:07am EDT
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Fall TV preview: 'The Stupid Feds Show'

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is working on a fall TV series called 'The Stupid Fed Show'. It's the ultimate reality show and it doesn't involve desert islands, round-the-world races of switching spouses. It's practically done deal with only one federal official standing in his way. To find out how you can help Mike check his column today and don't pass it on.

Tags: pay and benefits , Mike Causey , Hatch Act

Monday - 08/09/2010, 04:00am EDT

Senate committee approves OMB, OSC nominees

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee today approved the nomination of Heather Higginbottom to be deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Tags: management , Heather Higginbottom , Carolyn Lerner , Susan Collins , Joseph Lieberman , OMB , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 07:49pm EDT

OSC head nominee promises whistleblower support

Carolyn Lerner plans to improve the Office of Special Counsel if confirmed following the agencies two-year span without a Senate confirmed leader.

Tags: management , pay and benefits , Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government , Carolyn Lerner , Daniel Akaka , USERRA , Hatch Act , Labor , OPM , EEOC , whistle blower , protections , best practices , John Buckner

Thursday - 03/10/2011, 04:29pm EST

Part 3: SBA whistleblowers weigh resolution options

In part 3 of Federal News Radio's exclusive investigative series "Discouraged and Disrespected at SBA," Karla Saunders weighs her options to find resolution in her three-year battle against alleged retaliation. Saunders and three other agency employees say they want to return to their original jobs and restore their reputations. SBA officials say the agency is focusing on strengthening management and oversight.

Tags: management , pay and benefits , Karla Saunders , Diane Sellers , Stevie Gray , Ethel Matthews , Jonathan Swain , Karen Mills , Marie Johns , Kevin Mahoney , SBA , Vincent Melehy , Debra Roth , Shaw, Bransford and Roth , whistleblower retaliation , Discouraged and Disrespected at SBA , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 02/09/2011, 06:46am EST
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