If you or I made a high-dollar mistake at work, a “clear and unmistakable error,” we might expect some consequences. That’s not at all the case with “Clear and Unmistakable Error” (CUE) actions committed by benefits claims examiners at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Far from any remedial or disciplinary action for committing a CUE, as far as we can tell, nothing happens at VA. Since there is no consequence to employees for errors, do not expect errors to be acknowledged or corrected. Continue reading