ADS Chapter 485

Speeches Shim

Disciplinary Action – Foreign Service

Functional Series 400 – Human Resources

Partial Revision Date: 09/17/2015
Responsible Office: HCTM/ELR
File Name: 485_091715


This chapter provides the policy directives and required procedures for Foreign Service (FS) disciplinary actions, including separation for cause. It applies to U.S. citizen employees holding FS appointments with USAID. It is applicable to employees holding time-limited appointments if the proposed action is based on misconduct.