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  • What is the Federal Employees' Compensation Act?
    What is the Federal Employees' Compensation Act?

    Enacted in 1916, the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act program provides benefits to federal employees who have sustained work-related injuries or illnesses. It is administered by the Office of ...

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  • Federal Employment Rules for Telework
    Federal Employment Rules for Telework

    With people complying with stay-at-home orders, more and more people are teleworking. Telework is defined as the ability of an employee to work in another location, as authorized by their employer, ...

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  • How Can A Lawyer Help with Workplace Discrimination?
    How Can A Lawyer Help with Workplace Discrimination?

    Unfair treatment in the workplace is more than just frustrating or embarrassing. In certain circumstances, workplace discrimination can result in lost financial opportunities, unwarranted punishments, ...

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  • Equal Pay in the Federal Sector
    Equal Pay in the Federal Sector

    Discussions regarding pay equality among men and women often only focus on how to improve workplaces for employees in the private sector. Although the federal sector doesn’t get the same amount of ...

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  • OPM Guidance on Weather & Safety Leave
    OPM Guidance on Weather & Safety Leave

    Winter weather like snow, sleet, and ice can sometimes make it difficult or unsafe to travel to work for your shift. That is why it is a good idea to become familiar with the Office of Personnel ...

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  • Gender Stereotyping Case Makes its Way to the Supreme Court
    Gender Stereotyping Case Makes its Way to the Supreme Court

    In 1989, the Supreme Court reached a decision in Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins , which established that employees are protected under Title VII from being discriminated against based on their sex. ...

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