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Under What Conditions Can a Complaint Be Filed?

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The Federal sector EEO process covers employment-related matters. Thus, if an employee has been injured or aggrieved by personnel actions of the Agency, or in the terms, privilieges or conditions of his/her employment, a complaint may be filed. The following are types of personnel matters covered:

  • Hiring and firing
  • Compensation, assignment, or classification of employees
  • Transfer, promotion, reduction-in force (RIF)
  • Job vacancy announcements
  • Recruitment
  • Testing
  • Use of agency facilities
  • Training and apprenticeship programs
  • Fringe benefits
  • Pay and leave
  • Other terms and conditions of employment

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What Other Protection Do I Have?

Discriminatory practices under these laws also include:

  • harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or age;
  • retaliation against an individual for filing a charge of discrimination, participating in an investigation, or opposing discriminatory practices;
  • employment decisions based on stereotypes or assumptions about the abilities, traits, or performance of individuals of a certain sex, race, age, religion, or ethnic group, or individuals with disabilities; and
  • denying employment opportunities to a person because of marriage to, or association with, an individual of a particular race, religion, national origin, or an individual with a disability.


Employment Information

As a Federal agency with a distinctly local mission, CSOSA employees perform challenging work that directly affects public safety in the District of Columbia's neighborhoods.