Norton, Wittman, Carson Introduce Bill To Protect Due Process Rights Of Federal Employees


Norton, Wittman, Carson Introduce Bill to Protect Due Process Rights of Federal Employees

Mar 19, 2018

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA) and Congressman André Carson (D-IN) today introduced a bill to clarify and protect certain due process rights of federal employees serving in sensitive positions.  The bill would overturn a 2013 federal court decision that stripped many federal employees of due process rights to an independent review of an agency decision removing them from a job on national security grounds.  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decision, Kaplan v. Conyers and MSPB, prevents workers who are designated as “noncritical sensitive” from appealing to …

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