The message of unions, private and government, is that employees can NOT improve their status and income through their own efforts, they must look to the union for all improvements in their income.
On September 30, 2009, Veterans Service CenterManager Sandy Hill presented Mr. Fisher with a notice of proposed removal. Ms. Hill informed Mr. Fisher in thenotice that he had failed to meet the requirements of thePIP. Specifically, Ms. Hill stated that although his Rat-ing Specialist position required an average accuracy rateof 85 percent or better throughout the year, based upon areview of his August cases, Mr. Fisher had achieved onlya 70 percent cumulative average. Ms. Hill further statedthat, over the period of the PIP, Mr. Fisher’s cumulativeaverage had declined from 82.6 percent to 70 percent.Subsequently, on October 30, 2009, the VA’s RegionalOffice Director notified Mr. Fisher that he was beingremoved from his position as a Rating Specialist forfailure to meet the requirements of his position for accu-racy in rating decisions.