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Article 21A

Article 21 A - No derogatory material of any nature which might reflect adversly upon the employee's character or career will be place in his or her Official Personnel Folder (OPF) or Employee Performance File (EPF) without his or her knowledge.

Article 20 A

Article 20 A - An employee who has been injured and able to perform limited duty will be assigned to such duties that he or she is able to perform, when available, until he or she has recovered. The application of this provision relies heavily upon the past practice in each location.

Article 19 A

Article 19 A - In directing employees to undergo a fitness for duty exam, the Agency is required to observe applicable rules and regulation. The applicable regulation is at 5 CFR 339.301 (b) - (d).

Article 18 A

Article 18 A - When employees report an illness or injury has occurred in the performance of official duties, the employees, upon request, will be promptly counseled by trained personnel as to their right to file for compensation benefits and the benefits payable.