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.
My understanding is a GS-13 supervisor can only supervise up to a GS-12. Can a GS-13 in an acting capacity as a GS-14 supervise an individual in a permanent GS-14 position? Is this legal?
Yes, what you describe is legal, but it is not always a good idea.
Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw Bransford & Roth PC.
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