Prohibited Personnel Practice/Whistleblower Disclosure Training Quiz

 

The 13 Prohibited Personnel Practices
(from 5 U.S.C. § 2302)

(b)(1) Illegally discriminate for or against an employee or applicant.

(b)(2) Solicit or consider improper employment recommendations.

(b)(3) Coerce an employee’s political activity.

(b)(4) Obstruct a person’s right to compete for employment.

(b)(5) Influence any person to withdraw from competition for a position.

(b)(6) Give unauthorized preference or improper advantage.

(b)(7) Employ or promote a relative.

(b)(8) Retaliate against a whistleblower.

(b)(9) Retaliate against an employee or applicant of filing an appeal, complaint, or grievance right. 

(b)(10) Unlawfully discriminate for conduct that does not affect work performance. 

(b)(11) Knowingly violate veterans’ preference requirements. 

(b)(12) Violate any law, rule, or regulation which implements or directly concerns the merit principles. 

(b)(13) Implementing or enforcing a nondisclosure agreement or policy lacking notification of whistleblower rights. 

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