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    Frequently Asked Questions::Is peer nomination for quality step increases allowed?

    Is peer nomination for quality step increases allowed?

    Yes. Peer nomination for quality step increases is permissible. However, some process would need to be set up to ensure that nominated employees meet the eligibility criteria. Also, under section 531.501 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, final authority for granting quality step increases must remain with management.

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