Federal Worker Appeals Board May Get Familiar Face as 3rd Member

April 30, 2019, 7:53 PM

B. Chad Bungard, a former general counsel at the board responsible for hearing federal employee appeals of personnel actions, is President Donald Trump’s pick to be a member of the panel.

The president on April 30 nominated Bungard to be a member of the Merit Systems Protection Board for a term that would expire on March 1, 2025. If Bungard, as well as Trump’s two previously announced MSPB nominees, are confirmed by the Senate, they can begin to address a backlog of more than 2,000 cases. The three-member board hasn’t had a two-member quorum since January 2017, and it hasn’t ...

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