FMA REITERATES SUPPORT FOR TWO-YEAR PROBATIONARY PERIODS - JUNE 14, 2019
Longer probationary periods, more student interns target of new OPM legislative proposals
By Nicole Ogrysko, Federal News Network
The Office of Personnel Management has offered up three legislative proposals this spring for congressional consideration, which the agency said will “improve, expand and harmonize” government’s efforts to restructure and reshape the federal workforce.
OPM has suggested statutory changes that would eventually allow agencies to use longer probationary periods for employees.