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Q & A Session – Accurate Position Description

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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. Q: My position description was written back in 1999 and has never been updated, even though I have been given many more additional duties. I have addressed this to my various supervisors over the past 12 years but have always been told they would either look into it or ask me to write something up. I am not rated on my performance appraisal on the additional duties I have been given.…

Q & A Session – Challenging a Downgrade

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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. Q: After a desk audit at my agency, I was downgraded a GS grade but my pay was not affected. However, I have asked HR to furnish me with the findings that justified this change but have been ignored. How do I get the information I need to appeal or challenge this action? A: You can file a Freedom of Information Privacy Act request for the information. You might not receive…

Q & A Session – Desk Audit for Higher Grade Level

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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. Q: I work in HR and believe that my position could be a higher grade. The job requires me to do more and different types of work than what is usually required of the same position across the government. Would asking my supervisor for a desk audit help the chance of my GS level changing? A: The desk audit is not based on your abilities. It is based on the complexities…