March 31

MERIT SYSTEM PRINCIPLES (5 USC § 2301)

What are the Merit System Principles? The Merit System Principles are nine basic standards governing the management of the executive branch workforce. The principles are part of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, and can be found at 5 U.S.C. § 2301(b).  The MSPB recently studied workforce data and Federal employee perceptions of their.

March 31

MERIT SYSTEM PRINCIPLE #3 – EQUAL PAY

There are nine merit system principles which set forth the standards that govern the management and hiring practices of the executive branch workforce. The Merit Systems Protection Board (“MSPB”) is the Agency responsible for adjudicating employee complaints that a federal agency has committed a prohibited personnel practice. For more information about filing a MSPB appeal,.

January 18

WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

There a multitude of laws protecting whistleblowers. This information pertains to Whistleblower complaints filed by federal employees over which the Merit Systems Protection Board (“Board”) has jurisdiction. The information contained herein is not exhaustive, nor does it constitute legal advice, but is intended to provide an overview of whistleblower protections. Whistleblowers should consult with a.