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VA Reinstates Fired Med. Center Chief Amid Court Challenge

Law360 (May 16, 2019, 7:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has reinstated the former director of its Washington, D.C., Medical Center, previously fired — twice — for alleged mismanagement, after he challenged his second firing under a rapid termination law, according to a recent court filing.

The VA on May 14 rescinded its September 2017 decision to terminate Brian Hawkins, reinstating him to the Senior Executive Service at the same pay as his old position and providing back pay for the intervening months, the agency told a D.C. federal court as part of a consent motion to stay briefing on summary judgment filed on Tuesday....

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