Suspension for 14 Days or Less

An employee against whom a suspension for 14 days or less is proposed is entitled to:

  • An advance written notice stating the specific reason(s) for the
    proposed action;
  • A reasonable time to answer orally or in writing or both and to furnish
    affidavits and other documentary evidence in support of the answer. The
    employee must be given not less than 24 hours. Within the Army, this
    period is normally not less than 7 days.
  • Representation by an attorney or other representative.
  • A written decision and the specific reason(s) for the decision at the
    earliest practicable date.

Content last reviewed: 6/20/2006-FMJ

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