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- Rules Proposed to Head Off Return of Schedule F - September 18, 2023
In what amounts to a preemptive strike against a potential future Republican administration, the Biden administration has proposed rules that effectively would block — at least for a time — the return of a future excepted service category for policy-related jobs that currently are in the competitive service.
Proposed rules in the September 18 Federal Register would, in the words of the notice from OPM, “reinforce and clarify longstanding civil service protections and merit system principles, codified in law, as they relate to the movement of federal employees and positions from the competitive service to the excepted service.”
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