This morning, the Federal Circuit released one nonprecedential opinion and five nonprecedential orders. The opinion addressed an appeal to the Merit Systems Protection Board regarding a disputed charge of insubordination. The five orders are dismissals. Here is the introduction to the opinion and links to the dismissals.
Brock v. Department of Transportation (Nonprecedential)
Mr. Jason Brock worked for the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as an Airway Transportation Systems Specialist (ATSS) at the Nashville System Support Center before the FAA removed him for insubordination. Mr. Brock appealed to the Merit Systems Protection Board, disputing the charge of insubordination, alleging that the FAA’s removal was retaliatory, and alleging harmful procedural error. The Board affirmed the FAA’s decision. For the reasons below, we affirm.