United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Oct 02, 2023
For the purpose of this subchapter—
“employee” means an individual in the competitive service who is not serving a probationary or trial period under an initial appointment or who has completed 1 year of current continuous employment in the same or similar positions under other than a temporary appointment limited to 1 year or less; and
“suspension” means the placing of an employee, for disciplinary reasons, in a temporary status without duties and pay.
cite as: 5 USC 7501