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    • Washington Post: Retired Col. Kathy Spletstoser wasn't able to stop Joint Chief's vice chairman Gen. John Hyten from being confirmed. But she's not done with him.

      Solomon Law Firm attorneys representing retired Col. Kathy Spletstoser against the Military’s Number 2. Col Spletstoser climbed the ranks quickly during her time with the United States Army, reaching ...

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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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    • Solomon Law Firm, PLLC attorney Kathryn Barcroft Interviewed on CBS 6 about New York Sexual Harassment Laws

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC attorney Kathryn Barcroft has been recently interviewed on CBS 6 regarding the upcoming New York State laws pertaining to sexual harassment in the workplace. The laws, which ...

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    • Ariel Solomon selected as 40 under Forty

      Ariel Solomon selected by the Albany Business Review as a member of the 2015 class of 40 under Forty click on the link to read more!

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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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    • Winning an Indefinite Suspension Appeal before the MSPB

      Can the MSPB help if I was Indefinitely Suspended? Most federal employees go to work for the same reason the rest of us do – to make a contribution, meet personal financial obligations, and save for ...

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    • Solomon Law Firm, PLLC lawyer, Ariel E. Solomon named to 2021 Best Lawyers® list

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC is pleased to announce that Ariel E. Solomon has been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become ...

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    • Super Lawyers® again recognizes Solomon Law Firm, PLLC

      Federal Employment Attorneys, Ariel E. Solomon , Paul Buchbinder , and National Security Attorney Mark Zaid , were again selected by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding ...

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    • Washington Post: Retired Col. Kathy Spletstoser wasn't able to stop Joint Chief's vice chairman Gen. John Hyten from being confirmed. But she's not done with him.

      Solomon Law Firm attorneys representing retired Col. Kathy Spletstoser against the Military’s Number 2. Col Spletstoser climbed the ranks quickly during her time with the United States Army, reaching ...

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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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    • 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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    • Winning an Indefinite Suspension Appeal before the MSPB

      Can the MSPB help if I was Indefinitely Suspended? Most federal employees go to work for the same reason the rest of us do – to make a contribution, meet personal financial obligations, and save for ...

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    • Did your Federal Agency's Reduction in Force Result in a Demotion?

      When can I Challenge a Reduction in Force? In general, reduction in force actions are not appealable to the Merit Systems Protection Board. However, if the reduction in force results in the demotion ...

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    • Upcoming EEOC Reform

      In February 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. From February to April of that year, the EEOC was open to public comments about the ...

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    • Recent MSPB Decision may cost USPS millions

      In a precedent setting decision, the Merit Systems Protection Board gave new hope to federal employees who were wrongfully terminated because they required a modified duty assignment to accommodate a ...

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    • Department of Veterans Affairs Admits Unlawful Discrimination

      In an unprecedented decision the US Department of Veterans Affairs admitted to unlawful discrimination in a disability discrimination claim brought by the Solomon Law Firm, PLLC on behalf their former ...

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    • 50 Years of the ADEA

      The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA ) has turned 50. The Act aims to “promote employment of older persons based on their ability rather than age,” after Congressional findings ...

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    • The Decade after 9/11 has Witnessed an Unparalleled Increase in Religious Based Discrimination Charges

      The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency charged with enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against employees, recently issued a press release regarding ...

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    • Department of Veterans Affairs Admits Unlawful Discrimination

      In an unprecedented decision the US Department of Veterans Affairs admitted to unlawful discrimination in a disability discrimination claim brought by the Solomon Law Firm, PLLC on behalf their former ...

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    • 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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    • Upcoming EEOC Reform

      In February 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. From February to April of that year, the EEOC was open to public comments about the ...

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    • Unauthorized Use of Government Computers

      Unauthorized Use of the Internet If your job duties require you to have a computer and access to the internet, chances are you have checked your personal e-mail or Facebook page, used your work e-mail ...

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    • Kathryn Barcroft Promoted To Partner

      Firm attorney Kathryn Barcroft was recently promoted to Partner and Char of the Firm's Private Sector Employment Division.

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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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    • 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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    • MSPB Administrative Judge Commits Harmful Error

      MSPB Appellant challenges Administrative Judge's Decision Due Process is a fundamental tenet of the legal process and a constitutional right. So what happens when a violation of this right costs a ...

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    • Recent MSPB Decision may cost USPS millions

      In a precedent setting decision, the Merit Systems Protection Board gave new hope to federal employees who were wrongfully terminated because they required a modified duty assignment to accommodate a ...

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    • Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Looks to be Realized This Year

      New regulations concerning pregnant employees looks to be passed at some point this year. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, or PWFA, is currently waiting for a vote and was referred to the Congress’ ...

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    • Department of Veterans Affairs Admits Unlawful Discrimination

      In an unprecedented decision the US Department of Veterans Affairs admitted to unlawful discrimination in a disability discrimination claim brought by the Solomon Law Firm, PLLC on behalf their former ...

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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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    • MSPB on “Follow the Rules Act”

      Has the “obey now, grieve later” mentality of federal workplace culture been weakened? The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB ) says yes, especially with the creation of the bipartisan Follow the ...

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    • The Performance Improvement Plan: an Uphill Battle

      Poor performance is a legitimate, non-discriminatory reason for an Agency to propose a reassignment, demotion or removal from federal service or other adverse action . When your performance rating ...

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    • 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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    • Challenging a Performance Improvement Plan

      A Not Fully Successful Rating and Performance Improvement Plans Poor performance is a legitimate, non-discriminatory reason for an Agency to propose a reassignment, demotion or removal from 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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    • Social Media and the Hatch Act

      Created in 1939, the Hatch Act limits the amount of political activity federal employees may take in an official capacity. The Office of Special Counsel (OSC), who enforces the Act, further defines ...

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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

      Read Ariel E. Solomon's New York Law Journal publication, entitled “ #MeToo Legislation: Did Congress Just Put Its Money Where Its Mouth Is? ,” discussing the significance of S.3749. This legislation ...

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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
    • 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 .

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    • Fraud, Waste & Abuse: WPEA

      The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA) On November 27, 2012 President Obama signed into law the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 (WPEA). The main goals of this Act are to ...

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    • Solomon Law Firm, PLLC lawyer, Ariel E. Solomon named to 2021 Best Lawyers® list

      Solomon Law Firm, PLLC is pleased to announce that Ariel E. Solomon has been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become ...

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    • Super Lawyers® again recognizes Solomon Law Firm, PLLC

      Federal Employment Attorneys, Ariel E. Solomon , Paul Buchbinder , and National Security Attorney Mark Zaid , were again selected by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding ...

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    • Top General Escapes Colonel's Sex Assault Suit For Now

      A California federal judge has tossed a lawsuit that claims the U.S. Air Force General subjected a former U.S. Army colonel to unwanted sexual acts and retaliation. Attorney Kathryn Barcroft is ...

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    • Winning an Indefinite Suspension Appeal before the MSPB

      Can the MSPB help if I was Indefinitely Suspended? Most federal employees go to work for the same reason the rest of us do – to make a contribution, meet personal financial obligations, and save for ...

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    • Attorney Joseph C. Pekich appears in the Albany Business Review

      Solomon Law Firm Associate Joseph C. Pekich is recognized in the Albany Business Review. Click Here to read the article and Here to read more about one of the Solomon Law Firm's most recognized ...

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    • Kathryn Barcroft Promoted To Partner

      Firm attorney Kathryn Barcroft was recently promoted to Partner and Char of the Firm's Private Sector Employment Division.

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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
    • 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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    • 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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    • Complications for LGBTQ protections under Title VII

      The matter of whether LGBTQ employees are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 has become an ongoing debate, particularly after the Supreme Court declined to hear a case related ...

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    • I Filed an Appeal with the MSPB.....Now What?

      Discovery and the MSPB It has often been said that knowledge is power. Litigation is no exception. The most important consideration when litigating before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) is ...

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    • Winning an Indefinite Suspension Appeal before the MSPB

      Can the MSPB help if I was Indefinitely Suspended? Most federal employees go to work for the same reason the rest of us do – to make a contribution, meet personal financial obligations, and save for ...

      Read More
    • Unauthorized Use of Government Computers

      Unauthorized Use of the Internet If your job duties require you to have a computer and access to the internet, chances are you have checked your personal e-mail or Facebook page, used your work e-mail ...

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    • Charges: Misuse of Government Credit Card

      For some federal employees it may be necessary to travel, purchase items on behalf of their employing agency, or use a government vehicle to carry out the essential functions of their position. If so, ...

      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
    • I Filed an Appeal with the MSPB.....Now What?

      Discovery and the MSPB It has often been said that knowledge is power. Litigation is no exception. The most important consideration when litigating before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) is ...

      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
    • 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
    • I Filed an Appeal with the MSPB.....Now What?

      Discovery and the MSPB It has often been said that knowledge is power. Litigation is no exception. The most important consideration when litigating before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) is ...

      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
    • I Filed an Appeal with the MSPB.....Now What?

      Discovery and the MSPB It has often been said that knowledge is power. Litigation is no exception. The most important consideration when litigating before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) is ...

      Read More
    • Winning an Indefinite Suspension Appeal before the MSPB

      Can the MSPB help if I was Indefinitely Suspended? Most federal employees go to work for the same reason the rest of us do – to make a contribution, meet personal financial obligations, and save for ...

      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
    • Super Lawyers® again recognizes Solomon Law Firm, PLLC

      Federal Employment Attorneys, Ariel E. Solomon , Paul Buchbinder , and National Security Attorney Mark Zaid , were again selected by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding ...

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

      Read Ariel E. Solomon's New York Law Journal publication, entitled “ #MeToo Legislation: Did Congress Just Put Its Money Where Its Mouth Is? ,” discussing the significance of S.3749. This legislation ...

      Read More
    • Kathryn Barcroft Promoted To Partner

      Firm attorney Kathryn Barcroft was recently promoted to Partner and Char of the Firm's Private Sector Employment Division.

      Read More
    • VA Retaliation and Sham Peer Reviews - Are you protected?

      The Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986 (HCQIA) had many unforeseen consequences, not the least of which is the rise of ‘sham’ peer reviews. A sham peer review is an adverse action taken in ...

      Read More
    • Super Lawyers® again recognizes Solomon Law Firm, PLLC

      Federal Employment Attorneys, Ariel E. Solomon , Paul Buchbinder , and National Security Attorney Mark Zaid , were again selected by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding ...

      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
    • Super Lawyers again recognizes Solomon Law Firm, PLLC

      Both Ariel E. Solomon and Paul Buchbinder were selected by SuperLawyers for inclusion in this year’s list of rising stars.

      Read More
    • Challenging a Performance Improvement Plan

      A Not Fully Successful Rating and Performance Improvement Plans Poor performance is a legitimate, non-discriminatory reason for an Agency to propose a reassignment, demotion or removal from federal ...

      Read More
    • The Performance Improvement Plan: an Uphill Battle

      Poor performance is a legitimate, non-discriminatory reason for an Agency to propose a reassignment, demotion or removal from federal service or other adverse action . When your performance rating ...

      Read More
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    • The Performance Improvement Plan: an Uphill Battle

      Poor performance is a legitimate, non-discriminatory reason for an Agency to propose a reassignment, demotion or removal from federal service or other adverse action . When your performance rating ...

      Read More
    • The Performance Improvement Plan: an Uphill Battle

      Poor performance is a legitimate, non-discriminatory reason for an Agency to propose a reassignment, demotion or removal from federal service or other adverse action . When your performance rating ...

      Read More
    • Did your Federal Agency's Reduction in Force Result in a Demotion?

      When can I Challenge a Reduction in Force? In general, reduction in force actions are not appealable to the Merit Systems Protection Board. However, if the reduction in force results in the demotion ...

      Read More
    • The Decade after 9/11 has Witnessed an Unparalleled Increase in Religious Based Discrimination Charges

      The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency charged with enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against employees, recently issued a press release regarding ...

      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
    • Charges: Misuse of Government Credit Card

      For some federal employees it may be necessary to travel, purchase items on behalf of their employing agency, or use a government vehicle to carry out the essential functions of their position. If so, ...

      Read More
    • Proposed Removal Charges: Theft of Government Property

      Theft of Government Property Is it worth losing my job, paying heavy fines and/or going to jail? These are all questions a federal employee should consider before they take government property, ...

      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
    • Washington Post: Retired Col. Kathy Spletstoser wasn't able to stop Joint Chief's vice chairman Gen. John Hyten from being confirmed. But she's not done with him.

      Solomon Law Firm attorneys representing retired Col. Kathy Spletstoser against the Military’s Number 2. Col Spletstoser climbed the ranks quickly during her time with the United States Army, reaching ...

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

      Read Ariel E. Solomon's New York Law Journal publication, entitled “ #MeToo Legislation: Did Congress Just Put Its Money Where Its Mouth Is? ,” discussing the significance of S.3749. This legislation ...

      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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    • VA Retaliation and Sham Peer Reviews - Are you protected?

      The Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986 (HCQIA) had many unforeseen consequences, not the least of which is the rise of ‘sham’ peer reviews. A sham peer review is an adverse action taken in ...

      Read More
    • Washington Post: Retired Col. Kathy Spletstoser wasn't able to stop Joint Chief's vice chairman Gen. John Hyten from being confirmed. But she's not done with him.

      Solomon Law Firm attorneys representing retired Col. Kathy Spletstoser against the Military’s Number 2. Col Spletstoser climbed the ranks quickly during her time with the United States Army, reaching ...

      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
    • Winning an Indefinite Suspension Appeal before the MSPB

      Can the MSPB help if I was Indefinitely Suspended? Most federal employees go to work for the same reason the rest of us do – to make a contribution, meet personal financial obligations, and save for ...

      Read More
    • Super Lawyers® again recognizes Solomon Law Firm, PLLC

      Federal Employment Attorneys, Ariel E. Solomon , Paul Buchbinder , and National Security Attorney Mark Zaid , were again selected by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding ...

      Read More
    • Super Lawyers again recognizes Solomon Law Firm, PLLC

      Both Ariel E. Solomon and Paul Buchbinder were selected by SuperLawyers for inclusion in this year’s list of rising stars.

      Read More
    • Ariel Solomon again rated among top attorneys in the area by Super Lawyers

      Super Lawyers again selects Attorney Ariel Solomon for inclusion among the list of top peer reviewed attorneys in New York for calendar year 2014. Ms. Solomon provides representation to federal ...

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    • Social Media and the Hatch Act

      Created in 1939, the Hatch Act limits the amount of political activity federal employees may take in an official capacity. The Office of Special Counsel (OSC), who enforces the Act, further defines ...

      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
    • Proposed Removal Charges: Theft of Government Property

      Theft of Government Property Is it worth losing my job, paying heavy fines and/or going to jail? These are all questions a federal employee should consider before they take government property, ...

      Read More
    • Complications for LGBTQ protections under Title VII

      The matter of whether LGBTQ employees are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 has become an ongoing debate, particularly after the Supreme Court declined to hear a case related ...

      Read More
    • Unauthorized Use of Government Computers

      Unauthorized Use of the Internet If your job duties require you to have a computer and access to the internet, chances are you have checked your personal e-mail or Facebook page, used your work e-mail ...

      Read More
    • Unauthorized Use of Government Computers

      Unauthorized Use of the Internet If your job duties require you to have a computer and access to the internet, chances are you have checked your personal e-mail or Facebook page, used your work e-mail ...

      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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    • USPS employee terminated while on active military duty gets his job back

      Ariel E. Solomon successfully served as the principal attorney on behalf of the petitioner, a former employee of the United States Postal Service, who was terminated from Federal Employment because of ...

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    • Federal Employees Disclose Continued Problems with VA Healthcare

      Continued Evidence Points to Major Issues in VA Health care System As the VA scandal continues to unravel, more evidence has been released over recent months concerning the systematic problems in the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

      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
    • MSPB on “Follow the Rules Act”

      Has the “obey now, grieve later” mentality of federal workplace culture been weakened? The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB ) says yes, especially with the creation of the bipartisan Follow the ...

      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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    • VA Whistleblower and Psychiatrist calls out the VA on wait times for veterans

      As more evidence points to issues in the VA health care system, Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Whistleblowing client Dr. Jose Mathews speaks with the Chicago Tribune concerning long delays in providing ...

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