Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Civil Service Reform Act of 1978
Program Area: 
Employment (Federal)
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
5 CFR pt. 1201; 5 CFR 531.410
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Acceptable Level of Competence (WIGI): Appeals by covered federal employees of an employing agency's reconsideration decision sustaining a negative determination of competence (i.e., denial of a within-grade or "step" increase in pay) for a general schedule employee. (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