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Federal Jury Awards $1.6 million to former BNSF Railway employee

Fri. May 27, 2016

A federal jury awarded $1.6 million to a former BNSF Railway employee who was fired 6 years ago after he conducted a brake test over the objections of his supervisors.

Wounded Warrior Leave

Fri. May 27, 2016

The new law provides employees with 104 hours during their first year in the federal workforce so that they can seek medical treatment for service-connected disabilities without being forced to take unpaid leave or forego their appointments. 

Remembering service and sacrifice this Memorial Day

Fri. May 27, 2016

There are millions of American Veterans still suffering from the seen and unseen wounds of war. The National Memorial Day Concert chronicles the journey of one Vietnam Veteran who overcame his wounds by sharing his experience and compassion with other Veterans.

A Gold Star Mother remembers service, sacrifice of her son and others

Fri. May 27, 2016

After Paula Davis lost her only son, Private First Class Justin R. Davis, she became a part of a community of grieving families who make the pilgrimage to Section 60 every week. Together, they heal by listening to and comforting one another and facing the reality of living with the loss of their beloved children.

Year-long search reunites POW’s lost ring with family

Fri. May 27, 2016

“About two years ago, a box of lost and found items needed to be sorted out, so we set to work,” explained Marianne Davis, who works for the Office of the Patient Experience at the Greater Los Angeles VA. “What with sending back IDs, shredding expired credit cards, etc., we finally got down to one ring.”

Gettysburg Battlefield Lessons at Work

Fri. May 27, 2016

As we approach this Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, we should recall that is was borne out of the Civil War and desire to honor our dead.

Dispel misperceptions about Veterans' preference in federal hiring

Fri. May 27, 2016

IN FOCUS: While there is no dispute about the merits and need for Veterans' preference in federal hiring, a recent House hearing made it clear that there are still a lot of misperceptions about how Veterans' preference should be appropriately applied.