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Snider & Associates, LLC announces Government Shutdown Lawsuit

Unions hit Federal Government with minimum wage and overtime pay lawsuit as a result of being forced to work during the shutdown. The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), the [...]

Snider & Associates, LLC announces Government Shutdown Lawsuit2019-01-25T11:00:59+00:00

To File, Or Not To File?

It is an undisputed point of law that employees of the Federal Government are protected by discriminatory practices under the Civil Rights Act at 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-16(c). Full stop, blog over, nothing new to report here. However, let’s [...]

To File, Or Not To File?2019-01-25T10:42:12+00:00

What Can You Prove?

There is an often repeated maxim that “it is not what you know, but what you can prove.” On December 3, 2018, Judge Wollman issued an opinion in the Eighth Circuit, which might as well have referenced that maxim [...]

What Can You Prove?2019-01-25T10:24:53+00:00

Maryland Minimum Wage Set to Increase

On July 1, 2018, Maryland's minimum wage will increase to $10.10 per hour. This increase follows last year's increase to $9.25 per hour. The federal minimum wage will remain at $7.25 per hour. Maryland law requires that most employees [...]

Maryland Minimum Wage Set to Increase2019-01-25T10:26:55+00:00

What Federal Employees Should Know About Unpaid Interns

Summer is in full-swing, but eager college students are already planning and applying for fall internships in Washington, D.C. These political and governmental hopefuls want to get hands-on experience in the nation’s capital to help launch their post-graduation careers. [...]

What Federal Employees Should Know About Unpaid Interns2018-03-09T16:39:26+00:00

Safeguarding Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Ending workplace harassment is one of the key priorities for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), according to its 2013 – 2016 Strategic Enforcement Plan. In fact, the EEOC has stepped up the number of class actions it [...]

Safeguarding Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace2018-03-09T16:40:09+00:00

4 Areas of Employment Discrimination Federal Employee Should Know About

In 2009, federal employees and applicants filed 16,947 complaints alleging employment discrimination. These complaints ranged from discrimination on the basis of race, color, and sex, to national origin, age, and disability. But, how do you recognize discrimination in your [...]

4 Areas of Employment Discrimination Federal Employee Should Know About2018-03-09T16:41:37+00:00

EEOC Federal Sector Statistics Released

We recently discussed the release of the MSPB FY 2011 statistics, which not surprisingly were very pro-Agency. The EEOC also recently released its FY 2011 Federal Sector Report. You can view the report by clicking here. While the results [...]

EEOC Federal Sector Statistics Released2018-03-09T16:42:37+00:00

Federal Removal Overturned

Snider & Associates, LLC and AFGE Local 32 are pleased to announce the successful outcome of a grievance filed as a result of a wrongful termination. In 2008, OPM removed the Grievant, a GS-13 Accountant and former Union President, [...]

Federal Removal Overturned2018-03-09T16:43:18+00:00

MSPB Statistics

The statistics for the Merit Systems Protection Board Washington Field office have been released, and as it has been in the past, the results are not promising for Appellant Employees. Out of 914 appeals filed in FY 2011, the [...]

MSPB Statistics2018-03-09T16:43:53+00:00
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