MSPB

MSPB: There’s a Better Way to do Performance Reviews

Few have faith in a system where 99% of employees are deemed “fully successful” or better.

Former Immigration Judge Punished for Hatch Act Violations

Merit Systems Protection Board imposes a $1,000 fine and 30-month debarment from federal service.

Senate Panel Advances Merit Board, FEMA Administrator Nominees

The federal employee appeals board may soon have a quorum for the first time in 2.5 years.

Final Merit Board Nominee Promises to Protect Civil Service as Agency Looks to Regain Teeth

House panel moves to protect whistleblowers in the interim as central board still has no confirmed members.

A Growing Number of Feds Think They've Seen Favoritism, Other Prohibited Personnel Practices

Uptick could be at least partially a result of increased awareness, Merit Systems Protection Board concludes.

Feds Rarely Win Before MSPB. Board Says That’s Not a Problem.

Many cases settle before a ruling, board says, and agencies judiciously take action.

Agencies Could Weed Out Poor Managers Early, But They Rarely Do

Just seven out of every 1,000 new supervisors failed the probationary period, MSPB found.

War on Terror Vet Wins Back Postal Service Job After 14 Years

Special Counsel announces reinstatement by Merit Systems Protection Board.