Plaintiff Harriett Ames, a dark-skinned African-American woman, is the former Chief of the Personnel Security Branch at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) As head of the Personnel Security Branch, Plaintiff’s responsibilities included adjudicating security clearances for employees. Mottas’s direct supervisor, and Major Gordon Lyons, a member of Mr. On April 1, 2016, Shellie Bolger, an Agency employee, sent an email to her supervisor, Barbara Garber, stating she had heard that Mr. From April 7 to June 2, 2016, he was detailed to work in the Outpatient Records Department. Anthony Mottas appeals the decision of the Merit Systems Protection Board (Board) denying his request for corrective action on his claim that he was subjected to personnel actions in retaliation for his whistle-blowing communication. Mottas was employed as a file clerk at the Department of the Army’s Irwin Army Community Hospital (Agency). This disclosure arguably implicated Cynthia Sallee, Mr. On April 5, 2016, four days after the Bolger email, Ms. Mottas on paid administrative leave for April 5 and 6, 2016.Hoping to impose discipline short of firing Taylor, Hughes offered him a brief three‐day suspension. 11th Circuit Decision: Under our precedent, banning dreadlocks in the workplace under a race-neutral grooming policy—without more—does not constitute intentional race-based discrimination. In response to Phillips’s complaint, Grybeck sent an email to his sales team, admonishing them for spreading rumors and warning that any additional reports of similar behavior would result in disciplinary action in the form of a write-up. Morrison petitions for review of a decision of the Merit Systems Protection Board (“MSPB” or “Board”) relating to his retirement from a civilian position with the Department of the Navy. The Union did not challenge the grievant’s suspension but filed a grievance alleging that the Agency violated the parties’ agreement and the instruction by placing the grievant on the do-not-arm list.Taylor refused to accept this discipline, however, so Hughes fired him, citing “insubordinate and threatening behavior.” The following month, Taylor filed a complaint with the EEOC. First, dreadlocks are not, according to the EEOC’s proposed amended complaint, an immutable characteristic of black individuals. Grybeck also subsequently arranged a lunch meeting between himself, Heddon and Phillips to “clear the air,” after which Heddon apologized to Phillips and took responsibility for his action; Heddon did not make additional sexual advances towards or comments about Phillips. DID NAVY TRICK HIM TO RETIRE BY EXERCISING "A LACK OF CANDOR" ? Because the Board’s ruling was not a “final order” or a “final decision” in his case, we dismiss Mr. The parties could not resolve the grievance, and the Union submitted the dispute to arbitration.Data is 4G LTE until used up, then 2g speed for rest of 30 day period (unlimited). He was informed that his detail to Outpatient Medical Records would end, and he would be detailed to work in the Department of Behavioral Health beginning on June 2, 2016. Cathedral Henderson appeals the final decision of the Merit Systems Protection Board (“board”) sustaining the decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) to suspend him indefinitely from his position with the agency.
He was further informed that on June 16, 2016, he would begin a rotation to the Department’s various file rooms. Mottas filed an Individual Right of Action with the Board alleging he was retaliated against for his Inspector General disclosure about daily breaks and job duties. On July 8, 2015, a federal grand jury indicted Henderson on fifty counts of making false statements related to health care matters in violation of 18 U. The indictment alleged that between February 6, 2014, and February 11, 2014, Henderson “ordered employees of the VA under his direction to close over 2700 unresolved authorized consults for medical care for veterans by falsely declaring the consults to have been completed or refused by the patients, when in truth and fact, as Henderson then well knew, the consults were still pending and unresolved, and the veteran patients were still waiting for the authorized medical consults.” In a letter dated July 22, 2015, the VA informed Henderson that it was proposing to suspend him for an indefinite period. § 1035; and (2) if convicted, he would “face a maximum sentence of [five] years in prison and a 0,000 fine on each count.” The agency asserted that in light of Henderson’s indictment and arrest, it had “reasonable cause to believe” that he had committed a crime for which a sentence of imprisonment could be imposed. Gordie Taylor, a black firefighter formerly with the Dolton Fire Department, asserts claims under Title VII for discriminatory discharge and hostile work environment against the Village of Dolton and several of his former supervisors.
He alleged he made protected disclosures to his supervisors including that the Agency granted Dr. Greer is a former civilian employee of the Air Force (“the agency”) who worked as a Motor Vehicle Operator at Randolph Air Force Base. Greer for discourteous conduct and inappropriate comments. Greer and the agency en- tered into a last chance agreement, which provided that Mr. We vacate the Board’s decision, as based on incorrect evidentiary procedures including the inappropriate application of collateral estoppel. Lentz entered federal service in 2002, and at the times here relevant was employed as a botanist with the Bureau of Land Management of the Department of the Interior (the “Agency”) in California. Lentz had no disciplinary record until May 15, 2014, when his supervisor issued a letter of reprimand for “acting outside the scope of his authority” and “conduct unbecoming.” These charges were based on his authorization to permit goat grazing on certain public lands, without the prior approval of his supervisors. Du Vall and another lieutenant, Mike Moreno, were the first to report him.
Bonavito- Larragoite, another Agency chiropractor, acupuncture privileges beyond the scope of her certifications; that Dr. Hogue appeals from the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the Army in an employment discrimination lawsuit raising, among other things, claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”). Greer would accept a 14-day suspension and would attend an Anger Management Program. Taylor denied drinking and highlighted Du Vall’s history of racial harassment, suggesting that Du Vall made the accusation because of racial animus.
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United States Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic (NAVFAC MIDLANT), Norfolk, Virginia (Agency) and Tidewater Virginia Federal Employees, Metal Trades Council (Union). Mottas a notice of counseling for violating HIPAA by reading the medical files.