Dishart v. Department of Homeland Security
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The MSPB ordered that the documents and witnesses the plaintiff requested were relevant, and that the agency had to produce them.
Summary of Filed Complaint
Dishart claimed that because of his status as a reservist, his employer took away a substantial portion of his benefits and created a hostile work environment. Ultimately, Dishart felt compelled to resign his position due to the hostility.
What Happened in Court
The Merit Systems Protection Board forced the agency to produce eight categories of documents, respond to six interrogatories, and produce six witnesses for depositions, finding that the information sought from those documents and witnesses was relevant and within the scope of discovery.