Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Civil Service Reform Act of 1978
Program Area: 
Employment (Federal)
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
5 CFR pt. 1201; 5 C.F.R. 315.806, 315.908(b)
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Termination of Probationers: Appeals by covered probationary federal employees relating to their termination by their employing agency. Appealable issues generally limited to determination whether action was motivated by partisan political reasons or marital status, and/or failure by the agency to follow required procedures if based on a pre-appointment reason. (Note: Compensatory damages are available only to extent (if any) that employee or applicant alleges that an otherwise appealable action was based on intentional discrimination, and that party prevails and is found to have been subjected to intentional discrimination.)
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Attorney Fees/Costs
Employment - Relief from Adverse Action
Monetary Award
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified