Federal Employee Appeals Board Nominees Pledge Equity, Quick Action on Backlog

Government Executive: All three of President Trump’s nominees to serve on the quasi-judicial board that adjudicates adverse actions against federal employees to ensure compliance with merit system principles on Thursday lauded civil service laws and pledged to maintain a fair system that protects the workforce against abuses.

The Merit Systems Protection Board nominees told a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee that they would work expeditiously to address the largest backlog of cases in MSPB's history.

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