HANNON LAW GROUP WINS DECISION AT D.C. OFFICE OF EMPLOYEE APPEALS ON THE DISTRICT PERSONNEL MANUAL’S 90-DAY RULE

The D.C. Office of Employee Appeals recently issued its first decision reversing a District government employee’s termination for the agency’s violation of the 90-day rule found in Chapter 16 of the District Personnel Manual.  Read More
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HANNON LAW GROUP WINS IMPORTANT DECISION CONCERNING D.C. EMPLOYEE USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA

An employee with the D.C. Department of Corrections, represented by Karey L. Hart and Daniel S. Crowley, won reinstatement with full back pay and benefits after being fired for medical marijuana use. In September of 2018, the DOC removed the employee… Read More
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HLG WINS GRIEVANCE ON D.C. EMPLOYEE INCIDENT REPORTING

HLG WINS GRIEVANCE ON D.C. EMPLOYEE INCIDENT REPORTING Four District of Columbia employees, represented by J. Scott Hagood and Talon R. Hurst, grieved their 9 day suspensions for making false statements in their Incident Reports.  Read More
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HLG WINS GRIEVANCE ON USE OF FORCE

A Department of Corrections Officer won back his job, represented by J. Scott Hagood.  He was terminated for excessive use of force.  We exposed a very sloppy investigation by the agency, which the arbitrator found decisive.  He called the investi… Read More
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Studies Reflect Difficulties in Hiring Police Recruits

The Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics reported that the average number of full-time police officers in America has dropped 11% since 1997, from 2.42 to 2.17 per 1,000 residents.  Today’s Washington Times reports the difficu… Read More
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

ALL OF US AT HANNON LAW GROUP WISH YOU A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY HOLIDAYS,  AND BLESSED NEW YEAR Read More
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FOP/DOC FINDS A NEW HOME

FOP/DOC FINDS A NEW HOME

HANNON LAW GROUP, LLP, is pleased to convey our congratulations to the Fraternal Order of Police, Department of Corrections Labor Committee (“FOP/DOC”) on their new offices. On September 6, 2018, the FOP/DOC held a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted… Read More
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HANNON LAW GROUP WINS $4.32M JURY VERDICT FOR PASTRY CHEF

A District of Columbia Superior Court jury today returned a $4,320,000 verdict against WMATA in favor of local pastry chef Joshua Short.  Mr. Short was struck by a WMATA bus on Christmas night in 2015.  He was walking home at 6:00 p.m. from his job… Read More
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Hannon Law Group is pleas…

Hannon Law Group is pleased to announce that Gabriele Ulbig has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

Gabriele Ulbig brings experience and passion supporting employees’ rights.  Prior to joining the firm, she worked for the United Mine Workers of America as a law fellow, advising union officers on employment and labor law issues and representing t… Read More
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An Update on Virginia Employment Law

  Governor McAuliffe goes back to the very beginning. Executive orders have dominated the recent news cycle.  Although presidential orders tend to receive the most publicity, especially as of late, governors across the country also wield this poli… Read More
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