General. OSC has jurisdiction over prohibited personnel practices committed against most employees or applicants for employment in Executive Branch agencies and the Government Printing Office.
Limited Jurisdiction; whistleblower protection. OSC has jurisdiction over allegations of whistleblower retaliation for employees of
Limited Jurisdiction; U.S. Postal Service (USPS) nepotism allegations. Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between OSC and USPS, OSC refers alleged violations of the anti-nepotism statute (5 U.S.C. § 3110) to USPS for investigation. Once USPS completes its investigation, it reports its findings and any proposed action to OSC.