5 CFR 351.601 - Order of release from competitive level.
(a) Each agency must select competing employees for release from a competitive level (including release from a competitive level involving a pay band) under this part in the inverse order of retention standing, beginning with the employee with the lowest retention standing on the retention register. An agency may not release a competing employee from a competitive level while retaining in that level an employee with lower retention standing except:
Title 5 published on 2015-12-02.
No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 5 CFR Part 351.