Letter to the editor

I read the Bureaucratus column "What protection?" in FCW's Sept. 18 issue, and must take exception. You decry the fact that only 18 percent of the cases that reach the Merit Systems Protection Board are adjudicated in favor of the employee.

I believe that number probably reflects errors in procedure by management, with a few wrongly accused personnel. Most of the people who are being fired, suspended, etc., have done something that warrants the action taken against them. Why do you think the agencies are persecuting their employees?

Usually, action is taken against only the very worst. If 18 percent of the employees have the action overturned, I maintain that is a high number, not a low one!

Jim Wise

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October 10, 2000

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