Unpublished Dispositionjessie T. Hagins, Petitioner, v. Department of Defense, Respondent, 824 F.2d 979 (Fed. Cir. 1987)

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US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - 824 F.2d 979 (Fed. Cir. 1987) June 10, 1987

Before FRIEDMAN, Circuit Judge, SKELTON, Senior Circuit Judge, and SMITH, Circuit Judge.

SKELTON, Senior Circuit Judge.


DECISION

The final decision of the Merit Systems Protection Board (Board), Docket No. PH07528610381, issued November 25, 1986, sustaining the agency decision to remove Jessie Hagins from his position as a Clothing/Fabric Worker Foreman, WS-3101-5, for sexual harassment of female employees working under his supervision, and for attempted reprisal, coercion and interference with an official investigation, is affirmed on the basis of the opinion of the presiding official dated July 14, 1986.

OPINION

Upon review of the record, we conclude that the Board's decision is supported by substantial evidence and is not arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, or otherwise not in accordance with law. See 5 U.S.C. § 7703(c); and Hayes v. Department of the Navy, 727 F.2d 1535, 1537 (Fed. Cir. 1984).