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Can the federal government deny career progression?

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Can the federal government deny career progression?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Military Law
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 month ago.

Hi, My name is***** am an attorney with over 16 years experience. Hopefully I can help you with your legal question.

Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 month ago.

Sorry...I do not understand your question.

you ask

Can the federal government deny career progression?

What does that mean?

Can you provide some context? Or, if you prefer, we can talk on the phone...

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I'm an air traffic controller
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have applied for supervisor jobs
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 month ago.

Ok...and...

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
But I'm being told that I cannot promote because this new MOU won't let me because my facility is low staffed
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I work for the FAA
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 month ago.

Thank you...that helps. And your question please?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have found before the article that states an employee shall not be held back from promoting. But cannot find it anymore.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Is the FAA, after being determined by a manager at a facility that I'm the most qualified candidate, allowed to deny career progression, or promotion...?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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