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  • Supreme Court to hear arguments on federal employee furlough case - December 14, 2023
  • The case was significantly delayed as the agency that initially hears federal worker appeals was non-functional for five years.

    Eric Katz, Government Executive

    The Supreme Court will issue a decision on a decade-old case regarding a federal employee whose agency furloughed him for six days in 2013, though the ruling is expected to be limited in scope and concern the timing of the challenge.

    The justices accepted the case—known as granting a writ of certiorari—to answer the question of whether a lower court can make an exception to the time limits federal workers typically face to file an appeal. In Harrow v. Department of Defense, the Supreme Court will review the timeliness of an employee’s appeal from the Merit Systems Protection Board to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 

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