Does FAA Backpay Decision set Precedent?

Bill Bransford, a partner with Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C., joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss he legal rationale behind a Transportation Department decision that Congressional action was not needed to approve back pay for furloughed employees and whether it set a new legal precedent. The interview is available here.

Excerpt: The Federal Aviation Administration announced this week that employees, who were furloughed for two weeks this summer because of Congressional wrangling, will get back pay included in their Oct. 18 checks.

Source: Federal News Radio