Authority of the Special Counsel, Merit Systems ProtectionBoard, Over Anonymous Allegations of Wrongdoing

Headnotes: 

Anonymous complaints do not trigger the statutory scheme by which the Office of the Special Counsel (OSC), Merit Systems Protection Board, investigates allegations of wrongdoing within an agency; however, such complaints may be forwarded to the head of the affected agency by the OSC in its discretion, to be dealt with by the agency.

Updated July 9, 2014