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Frequently Asked Questions Performance Management

If an agency uses a single rating pattern, but an employee comes from another agency and has one or more ratings of record given under a different pattern used in the former agency, does this constitute a mix of patterns under the reduction in force regulations?

Yes. Even if an agency uses a single summary level pattern, if there is any employee with one or more ratings of record being credited in the reduction in force that were given under a different summary level pattern, the agency has a mix of patterns.

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