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Frequently Asked Questions Performance Management

Are agencies required to vary the credit from 12/16/20 in every situation where they have mixed rating patterns?

No, the regulations require that agencies look at the situation and make a determination on what, if anything, should be done regarding the credit assigned for ratings of record when there is a mix of rating patterns among the ratings of record being credited for reduction in force. If the agency decides that the best course of action is to still use the 12/16/20 assignment of credit, they may do so.

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