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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 3831.1
Effective Date: October 11, 2016
Expiration Date: October 11, 2022
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: Phased Retirement

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer


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Chapter 11. Reconsideration and Grievance Rights

11.1 Requests for Reconsideration of Applications for Phased Retirement

11.1.1 An employee whose application for phased retirement is denied may submit a written request for reconsideration to the HR office within 15 days after receiving the decision.

11.1.2 Within five days of receipt, the HR office will provide the reconsideration request, along with the original phased retirement application and decision, to the individual designated by the Center to consider such requests.

11.1.3 A written decision will be issued to the employee within 30 days after it is received by the reconsideration deciding official.

11.2 Grievance Rights

11.2.1 A phased retiree at another Agency whose application to continue phased retirement at NASA is denied has no right to reconsideration.

11.2.2 Decisions on matters covered by this directive are excluded from the NASA Administrative Grievance Procedure.

11.2.3 For a bargaining unit employee, coverage of decisions related to phased retirement are determined by the provisions of the applicable negotiated grievance procedure.

11.2.4 Phased retirement agreements will include a waiver of grievance rights or appeal rights to the Merit System Protection Board in the event a phased retiree's request to extend the phased retirement period or return to regular employment is denied.



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