Blog Posts in 2016

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  • MSPB Chairman Believes More Gov't Training Needed to Uphold MSPs
    MSPB Chairman Believes More Gov't Training Needed to Uphold MSPs

    The United States Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) is tasked with ensuring federal employments, government agents, and civil servants both understand and adhere to their duties, responsibilities, ...

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  • Nepotism: Favoring Friends & Family in Federal Workforces
    Nepotism: Favoring Friends & Family in Federal Workforces

    The federal government has an intrinsic interest in how well it operates and performs necessary functions for the people. As part of its self-regulation, it has prohibited any government agent or ...

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  • Do You Always Have to Follow Your Superior's Orders?
    Do You Always Have to Follow Your Superior's Orders?

    If you belong to the United States Military, or act as an agent for most other government entities, you are expected to follow a chain of command (COC) and respect the orders of your superiors. There ...

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  • Possible Defenses for Going AWOL
    Possible Defenses for Going AWOL

    Members of the United States Military are expected to fulfil their orders to the best of their abilities whenever possible, regardless of the intensity or danger of the situation. For many soldiers, ...

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  • Understanding the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act
    Understanding the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act

    The original Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) of 1989 was enacted by Congress to give whistleblowers throughout the government a variety of legal protections to deter undue retaliation against them. ...

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  • How Does the Civil Service Reform Act Protect Whistleblowers?
    How Does the Civil Service Reform Act Protect Whistleblowers?

    Whenever there is a nationwide or international news story about major wrongdoing by a government agency, there is undoubtedly a whistleblower somewhere at its source. Due to their ability to see an ...

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