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An acquaintance is a 30% disabled veteran who has been turned

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An acquaintance is a 30% disabled veteran who has been turned down for a federal job. He believes that the hiring process was manipulated and that the hiring officials knew whom they wanted from the start. (He has no first-hand knowledge of this, however. He has just heard that the federal hiring process is manipulated a lot.) He has heard that he can demand some sort of letter of explanation from the federal agency that says, specifically, why he was not hired and the other guy was. Is that true? If it is, how does he get it?

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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 11 months ago.
Hello, he may request an explanation. He is not entitled to demand it though. That said if by words or conduct he has reason to believe he was discriminated against he may consider a claim.

The eeoc is a federal agency charged with reviewing discrimination complaints. www.eeoc.gov is its site and you can pursue a complaint using it.

Local counsel may also reach out to investigate, negotiate and finally sue respectively.

martindale.com and findlaw.com are both excellent lookup directories. Both highly rated. Both used by lawyers. Easy to search and find local options. Good luck. Kindly rate the answer OK or higher.
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