Q: After dismissal, does a former local State Dep employee ( US Embassy) have the right to review the empl. handbook

If so, under what law would they be eligible?

1 Lawyer Answer
Matthew T. Famiglietti
Matthew T. Famiglietti
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Washington, DC
  • Licensed in District of Columbia

A: First of all, you should have been given a state dept. employee handbook upon your orientation into the state department. So, having access to the state dept. employee handbook should not be a problem. Are you referring to access to your personnel file? If that is the case, then that would be a different situation. If you feel that you have been discriminated against based on race, sex, disability, national origin, or gender, then you should file a federal sector complaint.

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