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July 18, 2019
You’ve received a Report of Investigation from your agency. Now what?
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July 11, 2019
Can Federal Employees Be Suspended for Off-Duty Misconduct?
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April 03, 2019
Facing Termination? Your Federal Retirement Benefits Won’t Be Terminated, Too
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March 28, 2019
Returning to Work After Military Service: What You Need to Know
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March 20, 2019
Negative SES Performance Appraisal: What to Do Next
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March 13, 2019
Federal Employees May Soon Be Entitled to Paid Family Leave
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March 08, 2019
Times Up: Time to Reconsider the “Severe and Pervasive” Standard for Sexual Harassment
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March 06, 2019
Sara McDonough, Shareholder of Alan Lescht & Associates, P.C., Provides Legal Insights to Bloomberg Law Regarding LGBT Rights in the Federal Workplace
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February 27, 2019
Caution: Think Twice About Retiring in the Face of an Investigation
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February 22, 2019
How To Beat a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP): The Critical Elements
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February 12, 2019
Did Your Agency Improperly Dismiss Your EEO Complaint? We Can Help.
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January 31, 2019
Alan Lescht, Managing Shareholder of Alan Lescht & Associates, P.C., Provides Legal Insights to Bloomberg Law Regarding Impact of Shutdown on Federal Employees
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January 29, 2019
With Shutdown Over, OPM Provides Guidance on Backpay for Federal Employees
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January 22, 2019
House of Representatives Passes a Bill to Protect Federal Interns from Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
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January 15, 2019
UPDATE: Congress Passes Legislation That Guarantees Backpay to Federal Workers
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January 14, 2019
Senators Pushing For Backpay For Federal Contractors
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January 08, 2019
Can Federal Employees Apply for Unemployment Benefits Due To the Government Shutdown?
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January 02, 2019
Feel like you are being pushed out of your job? Private sector employees have options.
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December 27, 2018
Calling For Trump to Lose His Job Could Cost Federal Employees Theirs
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December 22, 2018
What Federal Employees Need to Know About a Government Shutdown
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December 17, 2018
Federal Investigations – What NOT To Do
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December 13, 2018
Listen Now: Federal Employees Have Important Due Process Rights Following Their Probationary Period
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December 03, 2018
Know the Risks of Nepotism
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October 16, 2018
What You Need to Know if You are Questioned in a Federal Investigation
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October 12, 2018
Your Work Environment May Be Making You Sick – We Can Help
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October 01, 2018
Calling Out Sick Should Not Get You Fired in D.C.
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September 10, 2018
Federal Employees & Political Activities
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September 06, 2018
Attempts to Strip Federal Workers of Rights Continue
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August 16, 2018
Enforcing your Rights under USERRA
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August 15, 2018
Pregnancy Discrimination Act Article Published on American Bar Association
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August 13, 2018
USERRA Protections (2/3)
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August 09, 2018
USERRA: Job Protections for Veterans
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June 30, 2018
Alan Lescht and Associates, P.C., scores major victory in federal appeal
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June 25, 2018
Maryland’s New Rules On Sick and Safe Leave
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June 22, 2018
No more tips? Initiative 77 increases minimum wage for DC restaurant employees
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June 19, 2018
Safe and Sick Leave: What Every DC Employee Should Know
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June 13, 2018
Are non-competes enforceable against independent contractors?
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May 25, 2018
Attention Employees: When is your employer required to compensate you for travel time? Also, are you an employee of an educational institution and unsure if you’re entitled to overtime pay?
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May 24, 2018
A request for reasonable accommodations should trigger an “interactive dialogue” under the ADA—what does that mean for you?
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May 21, 2018
Help! I Had a Sexual Relationship With My Supervisor
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May 04, 2018
Trouble in Paradise: Possible Legal Issues Stemming from Redskins Cheerleaders’ Costa Rica Trip
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April 30, 2018
Are you a government employee hesitating to speak your mind on social media?
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April 23, 2018
Are you a Secret Service member who wasn’t paid for overtime hours?
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March 23, 2018
Federal Employees Must Limit Political Activity on Social Media
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March 08, 2018
In Celebration of International Women’s Day: Recent Fourth Circuit Decision Paves the Way for More Equal Pay Act Cases
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February 22, 2018
When can you sue your employer for defamation?
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February 13, 2018
IN THE NEWS: CIA Whistleblower Retaliation Case
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January 31, 2018
January 2018 Victories at Alan Lescht & Associates!
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January 26, 2018
Can contractors file complaints against the federal government for discrimination?
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January 25, 2018
Winning Harassment Cases at Congress’s Office of Compliance
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January 05, 2018
COBRA: Can I continue my health insurance coverage?
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January 04, 2018
Federal employees to be informed of appeal rights when adverse action is proposed
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December 26, 2017
December 2017 Victories at Alan Lescht & Associates!
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November 27, 2017
Alan Lescht Quoted in Newsweek Article on Sexual Harassment
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November 27, 2017
Recovering unpaid overtime as a Federal employee
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September 12, 2017
Discipline for AWOL: Show up for work or face the consequences.
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August 17, 2017
Hostile work environment not uncommon, according to recent survey
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August 10, 2017
Federal employees may be subject to discipline for off-duty misconduct
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July 18, 2017
OPM changes rules for use of administrative leave
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July 06, 2017
Navigating the EEO process for congressional employees
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June 27, 2017
Employees have rights when facing proposed discipline
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May 19, 2017
D.C. Public Schools sued over disability discrimination
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April 25, 2017
EEOC says parental status discrimination is illegal under executive order
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February 25, 2017
Security clearance determinations
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February 19, 2017
Ins and outs of suitability determinations
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October 25, 2016
Settlement may be preferred in some wrongful termination claims
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July 25, 2016
The basic components of a whistleblower case
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July 15, 2016
Avoiding nepotism in government employment
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March 25, 2016
Financial considerations and revoking or denying security clearance
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March 19, 2016
You’ve received a Notice of Proposed Removal. What do you do next?
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December 26, 2015
Negotiating a severance package after wrongful termination
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December 19, 2015
What Do I Do If The Office Of Inspector General Wants To Interview Me?
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May 15, 2014
What to do if you receive a cease and desist letter from your former employer?
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