Category Archives: Reassignments

DENIALS OF LATERAL REASSIGNMENTS CAN BE EEO ADVERSE ACTIONS On August 25, 2016 we posted a story about a D. C Circuit court decision holding that an employee may not file an EEO complaint over a lateral reassignment because the … Continue reading

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ARE THE DISABLED ENTITLED TO REASSIGNMENTS? We have kept an eye on what the EEOC and courts are doing with the right of a disabled employee to demand a reassignment to an open position as a reasonable accommodation. EEOC has … Continue reading

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CHALLENGING AN ADVERSE REASSIGNMENT DECISION One of the appeal options an employee has when given (or denied) a reassignment is to claim that the decision was made for discriminatory reasons, e.g., race, gender, age, etc. But in order to prevail … Continue reading

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REASSIGNMENT VIA THE EEO ROUTE What’s a guy to do when his wife, who works for the same agency as he does, is transferred from San Diego to Washington, DC, he applies for a reassignment to DC himself under the … Continue reading

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ANOTHER RIGHT TO BE REASSIGNED One of the major benefits denied federal employees is the right to laterally reassign to a vacancy elsewhere in the country even if it is for the same job title, series and grade that the … Continue reading

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THE RIGHT TO SWAP JOBS We noticed that this issue is causing some strife inside the AFGE Border Patrol Council, which only confirms that the right to swap jobs is a critical collective bargaining issue.

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