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June 2017 Archives

News from the Courts: False Statement Remedies Clarified

News from the Courts: On June 16, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a precedential decision in Lee v. U.S. Agency for International Development et al., No. 16-5276. The D.C. Circuit addressed the issue of whether a federal employee has a civil remedy for alleged false statements by managers under 18 U.S.C. § 1001.

News from Congress: Congress Reverses Federal Circuit in "Follow the Rules" Act

News from Congress:  On June 14, 2017, the President signed into law H.R. 657 as new Pub.L. 115-40. the so-called "Follow the Rules Act." The statute was designed to legislatively overrule the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Rainey.

Developments at the EEOC: Damages Awards Adjusted for Inflation

Developments at the EEOC:  On June 9, 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a groundbreaking precedential decision in Lara G. v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Request No. 0520130618. On its own initiative, the EEOC reopened the case to reverse prior precedent on compensatory damages awards.

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