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April 2016 Archives

How your finances factor into security clearance decisions

As a federal employee, the government may revoke or deny your security clearance for several reasons. Personal conduct, having a criminal record, lying on your application are all valid reasons for this. However, one of the most common reasons for revoking or denying a security clearance is delinquent debt. During 2015 alone, the Department of Defense denied hundreds of security clearance applications for financial reasons.

PASSMAN & KAPLAN FOUNDING PRINCIPAL JOSEPH V. KAPLAN TO PRESENT AUDIO CONFERENCE ON REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION OF MENTAL DISABILITIES ON APRIL 19TH

Passman & Kaplan Founding Principal Joseph V. Kaplan will present an audio conference on reasonable accommodation in the federal workplace on April 19, 2016, at 12:00 Eastern. The audio conference, entitled "Federal Employees With Psychiatric Disabilities: Staying EEO Compliant" is presented by LRP Publications. 

PASSMAN & KAPLAN SENIOR ASSOCIATE MODERATES PANEL WITH EEOC STAFF

Passman & Kaplan Senior Associate Andrew J. Perlmutter will be moderating a panel discussion with staff from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Office of Federal Operations on May 16, 2016. The discussion, "Latest Federal Sector Developments at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Office of Federal Operations", is sponsored by the American Bar Association, Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, Government Personnel Committee. 

PASSMAN & KAPLAN FOUNDING PRINCIPAL JOSEPH V. KAPLAN TO BE PRESENTER AT THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT'S JUDICIAL CONFERENCE APRIL 11, 2016

On April 11, 2016, Passman & Kaplan Founding Principal Joseph V. Kaplan will be a presenter at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's Judicial Conference. Mr. Kaplan will be participating in a Breakout Session on practice before the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board and the Federal Circuit. 

PASSMAN & KAPLAN SENIOR ASSOCIATE MODERATES PANEL WITH MSPB STAFF

Passman & Kaplan Senior Associate Andrew J. Perlmutter will be moderating a panel discussion with staff from the Merit Systems Protection Board on May 9, 2016. The discussion, "Latest Developments at the Merit Systems Protection Board CY 2015 Year In Review", is sponsored by the American Bar Association, Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, Government Personnel Committee. 

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