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Title 5 Part 536 → Subpart A → §536.101

Title 5 → Chapter I → Subchapter B → Part 536 → Subpart A → §536.101

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Title 5 Part 536 → Subpart A → §536.101

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Title 5Chapter ISubchapter BPart 536Subpart A → §536.101


Title 5: Administrative Personnel
PART 536—GRADE AND PAY RETENTION
Subpart A—General Provisions


§536.101   Purpose.

This part contains OPM regulations for the administration of grade and pay retention. This part supplements and implements the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 5361-5366 and must be read together with those sections of law. Under 5 U.S.C. 5362, an employee under a covered pay system who is placed in a lower grade (e.g., as a result of a reduction in force or when his or her position is reduced in grade as a result of a reclassification) is entitled to retain the grade held immediately before the reduction for a period of 2 years under the circumstances prescribed in this part. Under 5 U.S.C. 5363, an employee whose rate of basic pay otherwise would be reduced as a result of a management action is entitled to retain his or her rate of basic pay under the circumstances prescribed in this part.