Public service appeals

Public service appeals are appeals against decisions made in relation to a public service employee.

Appeals are governed by Chapter 7 of the Public Service Act 2008 and Chapter 11 of the Industrial Relations Act 2016.

The types of decisions that my be appealed against include:

  • a decision to take or not take action under a directive;
  • a discipline decision;
  • a suspension without pay decision;
  • a promotion decision;
  • a transfer decision;
  • a conversion decision; or
  • a fair treatment.

For a detailed guide on public service appeals please download a copy of the  Public service appeal guide.

Public service appeals
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