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Can the federal government deny career progression?

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Can the federal government deny career progression?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Military Law
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months ago.
I'm an air traffic controller
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I have applied for supervisor jobs
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 8 months ago.

Ok...and...

Customer: replied 8 months 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 8 months ago.
I work for the FAA
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 8 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months ago.
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