September 2018 (Ohio)
In February 2018, client receives a notice of proposed removal for allegations of serious misconduct. Client, a supervisory civilian employee of the Department of the Army, his accused of misconduct including harassment of employees. Pursuant to a written response and oral reply, the agency mitigates the proposed removal to a demotion and rank and pay.
An appeal to the MSPB is filed on client’s behalf challenging the demotion. During the litigation portion of the appeal, appellant is able to negotiate a favorable settlement and transfer to another federal agency.