The Office of Personnel Management has issued it’s "Disciplinary Best Practices and Advisory Guidelines Under the No FEAR Act" this week. The report, which was made public on September 30, offers detailed guidelines for how agencies should handle disciplinary issues arising from instances of discrimination or retaliation. The report is a culmination of a study of best practices across all agencies; the study was required by the passage of the "No FEAR Act of 2002," legislation to protect whistleblowers and other victims of discrimination in the federal government.
 

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