FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS (FSO) are subject to different statutes than are other federal employees (e.g., the Foreign Service Act). Their legal rights may stem from different rules (e.g., the Foreign Affairs Manual), and their remedies may be had from different jurisdictional forums than other federal employees, such as the Foreign Service Grievance Board with review by a U.S. District Court. Additionally, FSO must meet medical and security clearance mandates. We have assisted many such Officers, sometimes in association with AFSA.
Mr. Aramony regularly assists both federal and contractor American employees stationed overseas. The legal issues and jurisdiction over the issues tend to be unique.