Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave (Article)

Debra Roth, partner, Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C., was quoted in the Washington Post article, "Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave" in October 2014. 

Excerpt:

Tens of thousands of federal workers are being kept on paid leave for at least a month — and often for longer stretches that can reach a year or more — while they wait to be punished for misbehavior or cleared and allowed to return to work, government records show.

During a three-year period that ended last fall, more than 57,000 employees were sent home for a month or longer. The tab for these workers exceeded $775 million in salary alone.

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News source: The Washington Post