Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience.
How does a federal employee’s grade level play in determining my competitive level for a reduction in force (RIF)?
Your grade level determines your competitive level. Then the rest of the factors are applied to all of those in the same competitive level.
Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, PC.
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