an allegation of prohibited staff practice (www.osc.gov/ppp.htm), in particular retaliation for reporting (www.osc.gov/wbdisc.htm) disclosure of information about various irregularities in the workplace, such as violations of the law, rules or regulations; gross mismanagement/waste of money; abuse of authority; or a significant risk to public health or public safety; a request for an opinion on the Hatch Act (www.osc.gov/hatchact.htm). Employees may, after applying to the CSO, appeal to the MSPB, even if this is not a measure that would normally be verified by the MSPB. A bargaining unit staff member who claims a prohibited staff practice may file a complaint from the CSO, a complaint from the MSPB, or a complaint under the collective agreement. An allegation of discrimination based on race, skin colour, religion, sex (including sexual harassment), national origin, disability or age. An employee who claims discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation must apply the claims procedure. An employee of a bargaining unit must comply with the provisions of the collective agreement, which generally allow them to choose either the negotiated claim procedure or NASA`s discrimination redress procedure, but not both. Please note that the timing of negotiating a new collective agreement has been significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the terms of the current agreement remain in effect until a new agreement is negotiated and ratified by NASA members. You can visit the 2019-20 Bargaining Updates page for the latest updates on this round of negotiations and the current status of the negotiating proposals. NASA negotiates a collective agreement (CA) with the University of Alberta that sets out the terms and conditions of employment for non-academic staff. Below is the current agreement, the 2016 – 2019 collective agreement.
Adverse measures of an agency such as a withdrawal, a suspension of more than 14 days or a reduction in grade or salary. If, in addition to the adverse measure, an employee claims to be discriminatory, the employee may file with the MSPB or through NASA`s anti-discrimination appeal procedure, but not both. A worker in a bargaining unit must comply with the provisions of the collective agreement that generally allow him or her to choose either the negotiated claim procedure or the MSPB, but not both. an objection to the classification by a staff member of the General List (GS) or an opposition to the classification of the position by an employee of the Federal Wage System (FWS) of the grade, occupational series, title and/or compensation system (from GS to FWS or vice versa) of the position (www.opm.gov/classapp/main.asp); OR any action brought by a worker that challenges the accuracy of their exceptional status or that concerns their right to minimum wage or overtime pay for work under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (www.opm.gov/flsa/index.asp. . . .