5 CFR 531.405 - Waiting periods for within-grade increase.
(a)Length of waiting period.
(1) For an employee with a scheduled tour of duty, the waiting periods for advancement to the next higher step in all General Schedulegrades (or the next higher rate within the grade, as defined in § 531.403) are:
(2) For an employee without a scheduled tour of duty, the waiting periods for advancement to the next higher step of all General Schedulegrades (or the next higher rate within the grade, as defined in § 531.403) are:
(ii)Rate of basic pay equal to or greater than the rate of basic pay at step 4 and less than the rate of basic pay at step 7-520 days of creditable service in a pay status over a period of not less than 104 calendar weeks; and
(b)Commencement of a waiting period. A waiting period begins;
(2) On receiving an equivalent increase; or
(3) After a period of nonpay status or a break in service (alone or in combination) in excess of 52 calendar weeks, unless the nonpay status or break in service is creditable service under § 531.406 of this subpart.
Title 5 published on 2015-12-02
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