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  • Guidance Coming on Probation Period Reminders, Says OPM - November 15, 2022
  • FEDweek -

    OPM has said it will soon send out guidance encouraging agencies to remind supervisors when subordinates are nearing the end of their probationary periods, although they will not be required to do so. That statement was in a November 10 Federal Register notice finalizing the repeal of rules OPM had issued in late 2020 under Trump administration orders.

    The 2020 rules had included a requirement that supervisors get such notice three months and one month ahead of the end of an employee’s probationary period, which usually is one year. The OPM has now erased that requirement along with numerous other rules it had issued under the Trump orders, which President Biden revoked on taking office and which were then suspended pending new rule-making procedures to remove them.

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