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scheduled rates of basic pay).
Chapter 53,Section 5362: Grade retention.
Chapter 53,Section 5363: Pay retention. This waiver applies only to the extent necessary to: (1) allow demonstration project employees to be treated as General Schedule employees; (2) provide that pay retention provisions do not apply to conversions from General Schedule special rates to demonstration project pay, as long as total pay is not reduced; and (3) replace the term “grade” with “broadband level.”
Chapter 53,Section 5371: Related to health care positions. (This waiver applies only to the extent necessary to allow demonstration project employees to hold positions subject to Chapter 51 of title 5.)
Chapter 55,Section 5545 (d): Related to hazardous duty premium pay (only to the extent necessary to allow demonstration project employees to be treated as General Schedule employees).
Chapter 57,Sections 5753, 5754, and 5755: Related to recruitment, relocation, and retention payments, and supervisory differentials (only to the extent necessary to allow employees and positions under the demonstration project to be treated as employees and positions under the General Schedule).
Chapter 59,Section 5941: Allowances based on living costs and conditions of environment; employees stationed outside the continental United States or Alaska. (This waiver applies only to the extent necessary to provide that COLAs paid to employees under the demonstration project are paid in accordance with regulations prescribed by the President (as delegated to OPM)).
Chapter 59, Section 5948: Related to physicians comparability allowances (only to the extent necessary to treat employees under the demonstration project as General Schedule employees).
Chapter 71,to the extent its provisions (e.g., 5 U.S.C. 7103(a)(12) and 7116) would prohibit management or the union from unilaterally terminating negotiations over whether the project will apply to employees represented by the union.
Chapter 71,Section 7119: To the extent it gives the Federal Service Impasses Panel jurisdiction to resolve impasses referred to it by either party or both parties during or after implementation of the demonstration project.
Chapter 75,Sections 7512 (3): Related to adverse action (but only to the extent necessary to exclude reductions in broadband level not accompanied by a reduction in pay and replace “grade” with “broadband level”) and 7512 (4): Related to adverse action (but only to the extent necessary to exclude conversions from a General Schedule special rate to demonstration project pay that do not result in a reduction in the employee’s total rate of pay).
B. Waivers to title 5, Code of Federal Regulations
Part 300, Sections 300.601 through 300.605: Time-in-grade restrictions.
Part 308, Volunteer service: Waived to allow volunteer service under the provisions of the voluntary emeritus program.
Part 315, Sections 315.801 and 315.802: Probationary period.
Part 316, Section 316.301: Term appointment (to the extent that modified term appointments may cover a maximum period of 6 years).
Part 316, Section 316.303: Tenure of term employees (to the extent that term employees may compete for permanent status through local merit promotion plans).