DODD 1400.25 VOL 771
DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Administrative Grievance System
|Publication Date:||13 June 2018|
a. Instruction. This instruction is composed of several volumes, each containing its own purpose. The purpose of the overall instruction, in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02 (Reference (a)), is to establish and implement policy, establish procedures, provide guidelines and model programs, delegate authority, and assign responsibilities regarding civilian personnel management within the DoD.
b. Volume. This volume:
(1) Reissues subchapter 771 of DoD 1400.25-M (Reference (b)) as a volume of this instruction and establishes the DoD Administrative Grievance System (AGS) in accordance with part 771 of Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations (Reference (c)).
(2) Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes requirements for the DoD AGS under which DoD activities can internally review employee disputes involving working conditions within the control of DoD management
APPLICABILITY. This volume:
a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this volume as the "DoD Components").
b. Does not apply to DoD employees covered by the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System, whose employee grievance procedures are covered by 1400.25, Volume 2014 (Reference (d)) of this instruction.