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 731.501, 731.203, 731.101(a)
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Suitability: Appeals by covered federal employees or applicants of negative suitability determinations by their employing agency. Suitability determinations relate to an individual's character or conduct that may have an impact on the integrity or efficiency of the service. Suitability actions may include: cancellation of eligibility; removal; cancellation of reinstatement eligibility; and debarment. (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
Other Relief from Agency Action
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified