Critics: Bill in Congress to fire VA execs may be unconstitutional (Article)
Debra Roth, partner, Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C., a federal employment law firm, was quoted in the Stars and Stripes article, "Critics: Bill in Congress to fire VA execs may be unconstitutional" in June 2014.
Congress’ push to quickly fire VA executives in the wake of a nationwide scheduling scandal threatens to do more harm than good, and could be unconstitutional, according to attorneys who specialize in federal employee cases.
Lawmakers moved with unusual speed and cooperation this week to pass a sweeping VA reform package that would make it easier to fire those involved with falsified patient wait lists at hundreds of hospitals and clinics.
News source: Stars & Stripes