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- Merit Systems Protection Board Aims to Educate Congress - May 14, 2015
Due process for feds protects against spoils system, report says
By Joe Davidson, The Washington Post
As federal employee workplace protections face increasing attacks on Capitol Hill, a new report sounds a bugle call in defense of due process.
Congress would do well to read the MSPB report before they allow political appointees to fire civil servants at will. That is what a bipartisan majority of the House voted to do last year for senior executives in Department of Veterans Affairs. They would have been stripped of their right to appeal demotions and firings, essentially making them “at-will” workers.
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