Vha Interchange Agreement

Individuals who are appointed to competitive positions under exchange agreements receive appointments related to their career or career, depending on whether they meet the 3-year service requirement for a career or are exempt from it in accordance with 5 CFR 315.201(c). Service beginning with the current permanent appointment of a person to the other benefit system relies on the 3-year service requirement for a career duration. Interchange agreements do not allow for temporary or temporary commitments. An exchange agreement allows current federal employees of the excluded service to apply for transportation positions in the competition department. Exchange agreements provide for reciprocal promotion. This means that career and career-related employees are allowed to work in the other benefit systems with which the U.S. Office of Personnel Management has entered into agreements under conditions similar to those in the previous section. A career- or career-related staff member who is not eligible for appointment under an exchange agreement may, under other appointment procedures of the other benefit system, be eligible for appointment. before being appointed under the interchange agreement for at least 1 year without interruption in the other performance scheme Currently, being active in a post or having been involuntarily separated from a post covered by an interchange agreement (some agreements do not cover all positions in the other performance scheme); And persons appointed under these agreements are not subject to parole under 5 CFR Part 315, Subdivision H, but acquire public service status upon appointment. Appointees are subject to the trial period in 5 CFR Part 315, Sub-Part I, but appropriate service in the other benefit system may be considered when determining the applicability of the trial period and the eligible benefit at the end of the trial period. An agency may not competitively appoint a staff member covered by an exchange agreement to an appointment related to a career or career under the conditions listed below.

Any interchangeable agreement shall set these conditions. The conditions are not mentioned in the Code of Federal Regulations. Persons who do not qualify for appointment under the Interchange Agreement may apply for a post under a competition review procedure or other appointments, provided that the person fulfils all applicable admission conditions. The Portability of Benefits for Nonappropriated Fund Employees Act of 1990 (Pub. 101-508) allows the service to have a non-misappropriated fund instrument (NAFI) to determine the salaries and benefits of a Department of Defense (DOD) staff member who moves to a meeting of a DOD official and a NAFI Coast Guard officer, travelling to a coastguard official meeting on or after 1 January; 1987, but only if the worker changes between the two dates without a length of service exceeding 3 days. Public Law 104-106 (10 February 1996) also amended the Portability Act to allow certain pension benefits whose working time does not exceed one year. . . .

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