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- FEDERAL AGENCIES ABLE TO INDEFINITELY SUSPEND INDICTED FEDS ACCORDING TO NEW RULING - August 23, 2016
Agencies Can Indefinitely Suspend Indicted Feds, Board Rules
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
Federal agencies may suspend indefinitely any employees potentially involved in a crime before they are found guilty, according to a new ruling, as long as they have been indicted by a grand jury.
In Henderson v. The Veterans Affairs Department, the central, Senate-confirmed members of the Merit Systems Protection Board ruled VA acted properly when it removed an employee a federal grand jury had indicted on 50 counts punishable by fines, imprisonment or both.
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