I have a workplace issue in my fed govt department that led to a decision that is under senior review.
To my astonishment, an EL2 has just been allocated to review a decision made by a branch head – not in her direct line of command but in the same Division.
That strikes me as a likely career-limiter for the EL2 if the decision goes my way. So it won’t.
Has anyone on RiotAct any experience of a review conducted in this way?
Should I query this before the review is completed, or wait for the outcome and take it to the Ombudsman?
The EL2 in question is a good thinker and a fair person, but I can’t imagine she would have the courage to question the judgement of a Branch Head.
Any thoughts about this situation welcome (and yes I am looking for work elsewhere).