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    • Were you charged with Conduct Unbecoming? That's nonsense.

      Any number of allegations can serve as the basis for an adverse action. An adverse action, like a proposed removal or termination, may be taken at any time against a federal employee for myriad ...

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    • Failure to Follow Instruction and Successful Litigation before the MSPB

      "Failure to follow instruction" is a basis for discipline cited by Federal Agencies with increasing frequency when proposing disciplinary action against a Federal employee. One reason for this may be ...

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    • Absent Without Leave?

      A Federal Agency may take a disciplinary action and/or adverse action against a Federal Employee for being Absent Without Leave (AWOL). Rarely, however, is the Federal Employee without recourse for ...

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    • Sexual Harassment in Congress - Attorney Ariel Solomon Examines the Outcomes of the Congressional #MeToo Movement in the New York Law Journal

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC principal attorney Ariel Solomon was recently published in the New York Law Journal, where she discusses the meaning and impact of Congress’ passing of S.3749. Her article, ...

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    • Walking the Tight Rope of the Last Chance Agreement

      Is signing a Last Chance Agreement really your last chance? The name says it all. A Last Chance Agreement, or LCA, literally means a federal agency is giving an employee one final opportunity to ...

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    • Were you charged with Conduct Unbecoming? That's nonsense.

      Any number of allegations can serve as the basis for an adverse action. An adverse action, like a proposed removal or termination, may be taken at any time against a federal employee for myriad ...

      Read More
    • Absent Without Leave?

      A Federal Agency may take a disciplinary action and/or adverse action against a Federal Employee for being Absent Without Leave (AWOL). Rarely, however, is the Federal Employee without recourse for ...

      Read More
    • Were you charged with Conduct Unbecoming? That's nonsense.

      Any number of allegations can serve as the basis for an adverse action. An adverse action, like a proposed removal or termination, may be taken at any time against a federal employee for myriad ...

      Read More
    • Merit Systems Protection Board Sexual Harassment Survey

      Since 1980, the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) has conducted surveys regarding the prevalence of workplace sexual harassment. Based on the studies published in 1988 and 1994, there were not any ...

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    • EEOC: Promising Practices for Preventing Harassment

      The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) encourages federal agencies to eliminate harassment at its core, and it hopes to do so through education. Highlighting these issues is the EEOC’s ...

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    • Coverage of Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Attorney Kathryn Barcroft’s #MeToo Panel Discussion at the New York Bar Association’s Presidential Summit

      Barcroft served as member of the New York State Bar Association’s Presidential Summit panel entitled “Listening to #MeToo: Why Laws to Prevent Sexual Harassment Have Been Ineffective, and What ...

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    • Attorney Kathryn Barcroft published in Law360 regarding the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

      November 16, 2018 Solomon Law Firm, PLLC attorney Kathryn Barcroft published in Law360 regarding the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Read the full article here .

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    • Ariel Solomon Interviewed in the Albany Business Review

      Federal employment attorney, Ariel Solomon was interviewed by the Albany Business Review following her selection to a national list of notable attorneys. The Business Journals’ Influencers: Law ...

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    • Failure to Follow Instruction and Successful Litigation before the MSPB

      "Failure to follow instruction" is a basis for discipline cited by Federal Agencies with increasing frequency when proposing disciplinary action against a Federal employee. One reason for this may be ...

      Read More
    • Failure to Follow Instruction and Successful Litigation before the MSPB

      "Failure to follow instruction" is a basis for discipline cited by Federal Agencies with increasing frequency when proposing disciplinary action against a Federal employee. One reason for this may be ...

      Read More
    • Ariel Solomon among the 100 premier trial attorneys in NY

      Ariel Solomon was recognized by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers as one of the Premier 100 Trial Attorneys for New York.

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    • Ariel Solomon Recognized as one of The Business Journals' 2018 Influencers: Law

      Ariel Solomon has been named one of The Business Journals’ 2018 Influencers: Law. This national distinction recognizes 100 attorneys who are having an impact on business and legal matters in ...

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    • FY19 Reports by the Merit Systems Protection Board Reports

      The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) presented synopses of reports it plans to release in the Congressional Budget Justification for Fiscal Year 2019. These reports are Improving Federal ...

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    • Ariel Solomon Interviewed in the Albany Business Review

      Federal employment attorney, Ariel Solomon was interviewed by the Albany Business Review following her selection to a national list of notable attorneys. The Business Journals’ Influencers: Law ...

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    • Coverage of Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Attorney Kathryn Barcroft’s #MeToo Panel Discussion at the New York Bar Association’s Presidential Summit

      Barcroft served as member of the New York State Bar Association’s Presidential Summit panel entitled “Listening to #MeToo: Why Laws to Prevent Sexual Harassment Have Been Ineffective, and What ...

      Read More
    • Sexual Harassment in Congress - Attorney Ariel Solomon Examines the Outcomes of the Congressional #MeToo Movement in the New York Law Journal

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC principal attorney Ariel Solomon was recently published in the New York Law Journal, where she discusses the meaning and impact of Congress’ passing of S.3749. Her article, ...

      Read More
    • Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Attorney Kathryn Barcroft Interviewed on Capital Tonight Regarding Mandatory Reporting for Abuse in New York Schools

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Attorney Kathryn Barcroft returned to Capital Tonight to discuss the recent law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, which closes the mandatory-reporting loophole for private ...

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    • Attorney Kathryn Barcroft published in Law360 regarding the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

      November 16, 2018 Solomon Law Firm, PLLC attorney Kathryn Barcroft published in Law360 regarding the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Read the full article here .

      Read More
    • Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Attorney Kathryn Barcroft Interviewed on Capital Tonight Regarding Mandatory Reporting for Abuse in New York Schools

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Attorney Kathryn Barcroft returned to Capital Tonight to discuss the recent law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, which closes the mandatory-reporting loophole for private ...

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    • Solomon Law Firm, PLLC’s Kathryn Barcroft to be a Panelist at the New York Bar Association’s Presidential Summit

      The New York Bar Association’s Presidential Summit, which will take place on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, will feature Solomon Law Firm PLLC attorney Kathryn Barcroft as a panelist for its program ...

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    • Attorney Kathryn Barcroft published in Law360 regarding the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

      November 16, 2018 Solomon Law Firm, PLLC attorney Kathryn Barcroft published in Law360 regarding the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Read the full article here .

      Read More
    • Walking the Tight Rope of the Last Chance Agreement

      Is signing a Last Chance Agreement really your last chance? The name says it all. A Last Chance Agreement, or LCA, literally means a federal agency is giving an employee one final opportunity to ...

      Read More
    • Walking the Tight Rope of the Last Chance Agreement

      Is signing a Last Chance Agreement really your last chance? The name says it all. A Last Chance Agreement, or LCA, literally means a federal agency is giving an employee one final opportunity to ...

      Read More
    • Were you charged with Conduct Unbecoming? That's nonsense.

      Any number of allegations can serve as the basis for an adverse action. An adverse action, like a proposed removal or termination, may be taken at any time against a federal employee for myriad ...

      Read More
    • Failure to Follow Instruction and Successful Litigation before the MSPB

      "Failure to follow instruction" is a basis for discipline cited by Federal Agencies with increasing frequency when proposing disciplinary action against a Federal employee. One reason for this may be ...

      Read More
    • Failure to Follow Instruction and Successful Litigation before the MSPB

      "Failure to follow instruction" is a basis for discipline cited by Federal Agencies with increasing frequency when proposing disciplinary action against a Federal employee. One reason for this may be ...

      Read More
    • Absent Without Leave?

      A Federal Agency may take a disciplinary action and/or adverse action against a Federal Employee for being Absent Without Leave (AWOL). Rarely, however, is the Federal Employee without recourse for ...

      Read More
    • Amending Title 5 of the U.S. Code

      On March 20, 2018, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton from the District of Columbia reintroduced a bill to Congress intended to amend a federal court decision which limits the appeal rights of ...

      Read More
    • FY19 Reports by the Merit Systems Protection Board Reports

      The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) presented synopses of reports it plans to release in the Congressional Budget Justification for Fiscal Year 2019. These reports are Improving Federal ...

      Read More
    • Issues of Quorum at the MSPB

      The Merit Systems Protection Board is experiencing the longest lack of quorum in its history, but the quorum will hopefully be restored soon. There has been a lack of quorum since January 2017 because ...

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    • Coverage of Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Attorney Kathryn Barcroft’s #MeToo Panel Discussion at the New York Bar Association’s Presidential Summit

      Barcroft served as member of the New York State Bar Association’s Presidential Summit panel entitled “Listening to #MeToo: Why Laws to Prevent Sexual Harassment Have Been Ineffective, and What ...

      Read More
    • Sexual Harassment in Congress - Attorney Ariel Solomon Examines the Outcomes of the Congressional #MeToo Movement in the New York Law Journal

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC principal attorney Ariel Solomon was recently published in the New York Law Journal, where she discusses the meaning and impact of Congress’ passing of S.3749. Her article, ...

      Read More
    • Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Attorney Kathryn Barcroft Interviewed on Capital Tonight Regarding Mandatory Reporting for Abuse in New York Schools

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Attorney Kathryn Barcroft returned to Capital Tonight to discuss the recent law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, which closes the mandatory-reporting loophole for private ...

      Read More
    • Were you charged with Conduct Unbecoming? That's nonsense.

      Any number of allegations can serve as the basis for an adverse action. An adverse action, like a proposed removal or termination, may be taken at any time against a federal employee for myriad ...

      Read More
    • Failure to Follow Instruction and Successful Litigation before the MSPB

      "Failure to follow instruction" is a basis for discipline cited by Federal Agencies with increasing frequency when proposing disciplinary action against a Federal employee. One reason for this may be ...

      Read More
    • Walking the Tight Rope of the Last Chance Agreement

      Is signing a Last Chance Agreement really your last chance? The name says it all. A Last Chance Agreement, or LCA, literally means a federal agency is giving an employee one final opportunity to ...

      Read More
    • Sexual Harassment in Congress - Attorney Ariel Solomon Examines the Outcomes of the Congressional #MeToo Movement in the New York Law Journal

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC principal attorney Ariel Solomon was recently published in the New York Law Journal, where she discusses the meaning and impact of Congress’ passing of S.3749. Her article, ...

      Read More
    • Upcoming Webinar on Sexual Harassment Policies Presented by Solomon Law Firm PLLC’s Kathryn Barcroft

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC attorney Kathryn Barcroft is hosting a free webinar through Capital Region Human Resource Association (CRHR) on January 14, 2019. Attorney Barcroft will use her knowledge as a ...

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    • Solomon Law Firm, PLLC attorney Kathryn Saurack Barcroft’s Letter on the Child Victims Act Published in Times Union

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC attorney Kathryn Saurack Barcroft, a #MeToo attorney and advocate, published a letter on how imperative it is to New York State to pass the Child Victims Act. In passing the ...

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    • Ariel Solomon Interviewed in the Albany Business Review

      Federal employment attorney, Ariel Solomon was interviewed by the Albany Business Review following her selection to a national list of notable attorneys. The Business Journals’ Influencers: Law ...

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    • Kathryn Saurack Barcroft in Times Union's "On the Move"

      Times Union has featured Solomon Law Firm, PLLC attorney Kathryn Saurack Barcroft in their “On the Move” segment. “On the Move” showcases new talent who have been hired or promoted in the Capital ...

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    • Kathryn Saurack Barcroft in "People on the Move"

      Special Counsel Kathryn Saurack Barcroft has been featured in Albany Business Review’s “People on the Move.” This section of the Review highlights the hiring and promotion of vital members of law ...

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    • Were you charged with Conduct Unbecoming? That's nonsense.

      Any number of allegations can serve as the basis for an adverse action. An adverse action, like a proposed removal or termination, may be taken at any time against a federal employee for myriad ...

      Read More
    • United We Stand: A Time Barred Tenet?

      United We Stand : A time barred tenet? Today marks the 17 year anniversary of September 11 th . New Yorkers will remember the date as the moment in time our skyline was replaced by halos of smoke, and ...

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    • Government Accountability Office Report on Retaliation Toward VA Whistleblowers

      In a report published on July 19, 2018 , the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) found in 2016, that whistleblowing employees in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are ten times more ...

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    • Whistleblowers for Family Separation

      A lawsuit was filed against the Trump administration for its “practice of refusing entry to asylum applicants… and its cruel and unlawful policy of forcibly separating families,” and on July 2 nd , ...

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    • Amending Title 5 of the U.S. Code

      On March 20, 2018, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton from the District of Columbia reintroduced a bill to Congress intended to amend a federal court decision which limits the appeal rights of ...

      Read More
    • Government Accountability Office Report on Retaliation Toward VA Whistleblowers

      In a report published on July 19, 2018 , the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) found in 2016, that whistleblowing employees in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are ten times more ...

      Read More
    • Amending Title 5 of the U.S. Code

      On March 20, 2018, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton from the District of Columbia reintroduced a bill to Congress intended to amend a federal court decision which limits the appeal rights of ...

      Read More
    • Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Welcomes New Attorney: William C. Smith, Jr.

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC is honored to announce that Senator William C. Smith, Jr. has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Will serves as a Maryland State Senator and is a welcomed addition to ...

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