Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience.
After, two successful EEO discrimination complaints against my manager, she was promoted. I was told that the EEOC or ALJ does not have the authority to order an agency to take disciplinary action against a manager, but they can suggest it. Are there any instances where an agency could be ordered to impose disciplinary action?
No, Congress would have to change the law.
Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, PC.
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