The PSEA provides the Board with the authority to consider, assist with resolving, hear and decide complaints involving:
• The deputy head´s decision to lay-off an employee.
The ground for complaint is that the manager abused his or her authority in selecting the complainant for lay-off. (s. 65 (1))
• The decision of a deputy head or the Public Service Commission to revoke an appointment.
The ground for complaint is that the revocation was unreasonable. (s. 74)
• Internal appointments.
The grounds for complaint are abuse of authority in the application of merit and/or in the choice of process (advertised or non-advertised) and denial of the right to be assessed in the official language of the person´s choice. (s. 77 (1))
• Failure of corrective action following a complaint against an internal appointment that was substantiated.
The ground for complaint is that the person was not appointed or proposed for appointment because of an abuse of authority in the implementation of the corrective action. (s. 83)