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I work for the federal government and was recently promoted to GS12. The supervisor I work for didnt want me to get promoted for what I think was personal reasons but the decision was above her. I was given promotion papers today, she said she was unhappy with my work, and would rate me unsatisfactory at my next evaluation. As evidence she cited several workplace incidents which did not in fact happen. This is not a EEO issue - just a mean spirited supervisor. What are my options?
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