NAME Leroy J. Pletten DATE 3-31-00

HAVE YOU FILED A CHARGE WITH THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL RIGHTS? YES   NO  [*] OTHER *The employer has not informed me of my rights to seek redress, but has instead denied that I have a right to obtain review.


I believe that I was discriminated against by:

_X_ Employer ___ Union ___ Employment Agency ___ Other


NAME TAACOM_______________
ADDRESS 28251 Van Dyke Avenue
CITY Warren Michigan___________
ZIP 48397-5000 PHONE__________
TYPE OF BUSINESS officially-management
de facto: aiding & abetting cigarette companies in smuggling violating MCL 750.27____________

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES please check ( ) one
___ Less than 15 ___ 15-100 (A)
___ 101-200 (B) ___ 201-500 (C)
___ More than 500 (D)
UNION (if applicable)

NAME ____________________________
ADDRESS _________________________
CITY _____________________________
ZIP __________ PHONE _____________
TYPE OF BUSINESS ________________
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES please check ( ) one
___ Less than 15 ___ 15-100 (A)
___ 101-200 (B) ___ 201-500 (C)
___ More than 500 (D)

DATE OF BIRTH _____________ SEX M __x__ F_____

1. What is the reason for your claim of employment discrimination?
___Sex ___Race ___ Age ___Disability ___ National Origin ___Color ___Religion
_X_Retaliation ______________ Other (Specify)

Provide the name of a person at a different address who we can contact if we are unable tor each you:
NAME Richard A. Arnold RELATIONSHIP Fellow Employee
ADDRESS Bldg 41202 CITY Fort Gordon
STATE Georgia ZIP 30905 PHONE (706) 791-7780

2. Exactly how were you discriminated against? Include the date(s) or harm or action(s) and include the name(s) and title(s) of any and all persons who caused them. (Example: 10/4/99 - Disciplined, by Supervisor and/or Dept. Manager)
A) Date 12-15-99 to present Action Refusal to allow EEO Counseling & EEO complaint process & form; refusal to schedule EEOC hearing continuing. Treat me differently than others who are provided review on request.
Person(s) Responsible Jean W. Cozart and Elizabeth Bruton-Pollard

B) Date 9 Nov 1999 Action False claim of seeking MSPB, not EEOC, review though others are not subjected to such claims
Person(s) Responsible Roslyn G. Trojan

C) Date Feb 1980 to present Action Decision to terminate without notice; ex parte contacts with MSPB et al suborning preventing me notice, forum choice, review, obstructing review that did begin
Person(s) Responsible Emily Bacon, Edw Hoover, J Benacquista, K Starr, R Hayes, S Markman, G Maveal, RM Nesi, F Ortisi, O Decker, S Kelley, G Gilmore, Wm O'Connor, F Holt, M Baumgaertner, R Wertheim, et al.

3. DATE HIRED 26 Aug 1969 JOB TITLE Personnel Management Spec PAY RATE $7639
NAME AND TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Jeremiah H. Kator, Supervisory Pos Class Specialist

4. What reason(s) did the employer give for the acts you consider discriminatory?
Employer fear of the integrity of EEO investigators & EEOC administrative judges, who cite aspects in my favor, adhere to evidence & rule of law, contrasting with employer-favored adjudicators, MSPB, et al., who rule corruptly, advise on how to obstruct EEOC review; fabricate outside evidence of record, and disregard Constitutional due process rights & precedents, and rule of law.

5. Can you identify any one who was accused of the same or similar conduct that was known to management, but who was not treated in the same manner or someone who received more favorable treatment than you (for example: they received a promotion)?
Yes. This is a FOIA request for all names 1979-present of TAACOM employees re whom EEO investigation and EEOC adjudication and hearing was requested and allowed to occur without obstruction. Your answer is hereby incorportated here by reference as showing others get EEO forum and review on request.

6. List the names, and telephone number of any and all individuals who saw, heard, or have knowledge of the actions you are complaining about.
Henry Perez, Jr., (313) 226-7636; Major Edward Thompson (810) 574-5615; Kenneth Adler, Joseph Klein, Jonelle Calloway; Dorothy James, Harry Ofner, Helen Cochran, Lawrence Gavin, Michael Baldwin, Steven Cohen, Emily Bacon, Roy C. Hayes Jr., Gary Maveal, Stephen Markman, Kathleen Nesi, Kenneth Starr, etc. The employer's main phone number is (810) 574-5000

7. Do you have any additional information to rpesent which will support your allegation(s)? YES _X_ NO ___
The USACARA and EEOC correspondence, and the vast body of laws & case law on duty to obey USACARA Reports, on notice pre-firing decision, on non-retal'n, on BFOQ's & qualifications validation, duty of aid, right to fresh pure air, etc.

8. What do you want the employer to do to settle this matter (reinstatement, back pay, or other relief)?
Acknowledge condition precedent for termination does not exist thus I remain an employee entitled to pay, Alt. Provide notice of reasons for term' so I can begin my reply; provide review/forum options so review choices can be made; do EEOC hearing promised; provide EEO form/process; correct 9 Nov 99 letter to admit I sought EEOC review - not MSPB; admit obstruction of EEOC, etc.

9. If you are now working at another job, state your rate of pay and the date you started in this job.
DATE STARTED, CURRENT SALARY N/A I remain a TACOM employee absent notice per 5 USC 7513.(b)



I have read and had an opportunity to correct this Intake Questionnaire and swear under penalty of perjury that these facts are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Leroy J. Pletten31 March 2000
Charging Party's SignatureToday's Date

4/8/80 ltr
"April 9, 1980 . . . Further be advised that I am not now in a position to interfere with or disrupt the agency's decision to terminate you. Should I find at a subsequent hearing, if and when it is held, that members of your proposed class have been discriminated against, then and only then will I be authorized to recommend corrective action." Sincerely yours, HENRY PEREZ, JR. Complaints Examiner"

6/8/81 cancel
"05-81-029-E BASIS FOR CANCELLATION A. On 29 May 1981, Ms. Emily Bacon, TACOM Legal Office Representative contacted Mr. Lyle H. McFarlin, Director, USACARO, St. Louis Office, by telephone [ex parte]. According to Ms. Bacon, the Command requested that all outstanding complaints filed by Mr. Pletten be returned for consolidation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in an upcoming hearing on similar matters as alleged. B. Mr. Pletten's formal complaints and all related documents are being returned to the Command Equal Employment Office in accordance with paragraph A. above. Further investigation is herewith cancelled. JONELLE Y. CALLOWAY Investigator USACARO - St. Louis APPROVED: LYLE H. MCFARLIN, Director USACARO - St. Louis"
"An agency shall retain an employee in an active duty status until it receives the initial decision of the Associate Director for Compensation on an agency application for disability retirement."
1-16-91 ltr
"This is in response to your letter, postmarked December 28, 1980, under the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act. You requested a copy of any letter or correspondence sent to you by any Associate Director for Compensation or Associate Director for Retirement and Insurance, from 1980 to the present. We have searched our records and can find no letters or other correspondence to you from the Associate Directors during the above time period or any other time period." Sincerely, Sidney M. Conley, Assistant Director for Retirement Programs"
9-18-77 SF 50
"Qualification requirements waived, surplus employee."
1-30-84 ltr
"This office is not aware of any qualifications standards issued or in use by OPM that require the ability to smoke. . . . Sincerely, Joseph W. Howe, Assistant Director for Standards Development"
7-30-98 ltr
"Mr. Leroy J. Pletten is ready, willing, able, and eager to perform all his duties that he should have been allowed to do so as was previously recommended. I am unaware of any basis for saying that he was ever unable to do so, March 1980 to the present. He should be returned to duty immediately. Please help him to do so. Sincerely, Jack Salomon, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine"
11-9-99 ltr
Trojan's letter disregarding and refusing to acknowledge the EEOC review in process, that Emily Baon unlawfully had cancelled