(2014) Los Angeles, CA


– In 2013, a contracting officer with the U.S. Forest Service was removed from his position for alleged misconduct. Pursuant to a full trial hearing with the MSPB (San Francisco regional office) the initial decision REVERSED the removal pursuant to the agency committing a prohibited personnel practice of EEO retaliation. Client returned to duty. As a result of the agency’s prohibited personnel practice, client is entitled to compensatory damages.