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  • Defending Federal Employees from Disciplinary Action
    Defending Federal Employees from Disciplinary Action

    Disciplinary action is meant to keep workplaces safe; unfortunately, some employers use disciplinary actions to get rid of people they label as “problematic.” Due to the discrepancy in power between ...

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  • Can You Get Fired from Off-Duty Misconduct?
    Can You Get Fired from Off-Duty Misconduct?

    Whether it’s getting arrested for a drunk driving over the weekend or posting something offensive on social media, it is possible for federal agencies to discipline employees due to misconduct that ...

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  • How to Document Sexual Harassment
    How to Document Sexual Harassment

    Sexual harassment in the workplace—whether federal or not—is a huge problem. Every year, thousands of incidents are reported. But, unfortunately, many more incidents occur without notice because the ...

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  • What Are My Rights as a Whistleblower?
    What Are My Rights as a Whistleblower?

    A person is considered a "whistleblower" if they report a violation of the law by their employer. There are legal protections in place to help protect the rights of workers who report their employer’s ...

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  • Can You Be Fired for Talking About Salary While at Work?
    Can You Be Fired for Talking About Salary While at Work?

    How much do you make for the work you perform? Are you confident you are being paid a fair amount for it? Such questions are common in the mind of employees in all fields and businesses, from the ...

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  • What to Do After Receiving Proposed Disciplinary Action
    What to Do After Receiving Proposed Disciplinary Action

    If you are a federal employee who has been subject to investigation and have received a proposed disciplinary action, our DC federal employment attorneys of John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law want ...

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