Claim for Retroactive Promotion Barred by Statute of Limitations

B-191118: Apr 19, 1978

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An advance decision was requested concerning an employee's claim for a retroactive temporary promotion as a result of an allegedly illegal detail to a higher grade position. The claim was barred by the statute of limitations since it was not received by GAO within 6 years after the date that the claim first accrued.