Sens. Look To Revive 'Sensitive' Employees' Appeals Rights

Law360, Washington (December 17, 2013, 2:28 PM EST) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill Thursday that would resurrect national security “sensitive” federal employees' right to appeal personnel decisions, claiming the current categorization system is inconsistent and could impact due process rights for thousands of government workers.

Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sponsored S.1809, which would amend a portion of the U.S. Code to clarify federal employees' due process rights after a Federal Circuit decision in Kaplan v. Conyers nixed workers' right to appeal personnel decisions...
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