Merit Systems Protection Board

This authoritative volume guides you in practicing before the Merit Systems Protection Board and helps you understand the intricacies of the Civil Service Reform Act.
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ISBN: 9781588522313
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This authoritative volume guides you in practicing before the Merit Systems Protection Board and helps you understand the intricacies of the Civil Service Reform Act. It describes the organization and structure of the Board and sets out the rules of practice before it, including the recovery of attorney's fees and the enforcement of Board decisions. It also examines how substantive laws are applied by the Board, including: establishing standards and procedures for disciplining employees for unsatisfactory performance or for misconduct; overseeing reductions in force; and adjudicating retirement claims. Merit Systems Protection Board: Rights and Remedies analyzes the restrictions on agency personnel authority, including: protection of whistleblowers; anti-discrimination provisions; the First Amendment; and prohibited personnel practices, as well as relevant statutes and regulations. It explores the Board's review of employment practices; the powers of the Office of Special Counsel; and judicial review, particularly the role of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. This volume can help experts as well as those seeking an introduction to the field.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction to Materials and Sources

Chapter 2: The Development of the United States Merit Systems Protection Board

Chapter 3: Adjudicatory Structure and Organization of the Board

Chapter 4: Hearing Procedures

Chapter 5: Review Procedures

Chapter 6: Attorney Fees

Chapter 7: Enforcement

Chapter 8: Cases Involving Allegations of Discrimination

Chapter 9: Cases Other Than Appeals

Chapter 10: Negotiated Grievance Procedures

Chapter 11: Actions Under Chapter 43

Chapter 12: Actions Under Chapter 75

Chapter 13: Other Appeals

Chapter 14: Affirmative Defenses

Chapter 15: Prohibited Personnel Practices

Chapter 16: The First Amendment and the Right to Disobey

Chapter 17: Judicial Review