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Other violations of law that OSC may investigate

OSC is authorized by law to investigate and seek appropriate corrective and disciplinary action for—

  • activities prohibited by any civil service law, rule, or regulation (including any activity relating to political intrusion in personnel decision making);

  • arbitrary or capricious withholding of information under the Freedom of Information Act; and

  • involvement by any employee in any prohibited discrimination found by a court or administrative authority to have occurred in the course of any personnel action.

Ref: 5 U.S.C. § 1216