Updated OSC Complaint Examining Process

Changes have been made to reflect an evolving understanding of OSC’s duties and discretion per 5 U.S.C. 1214(e) to report violations of law to the agency heads and the Attorney General. Compare with this chart for these changes. As stated earlier, this chart is not exhaustive of all remedies or avenues available under law. See 5 U.S.C. 7121(g) and 5 U.S.C. 1214(a)(3) for other avenues.