employee

(2)“employee” includes— (A)an individual paid under a statutory pay system defined in section 5302(1); (B)a prevailing rate employee, as defined in section 5342(a)(2); and (C)a category of employees included by the Office of Personnel Management following the review of an agency plan under section 5403(b)(1); (i)an individual paid at an annual rate of basic pay for a level of the Executive Schedule, under subchapter II of chapter 53, or at a rate provided for one of those levels under another provision of law; (ii)a member of the Senior Executive Service paid under subchapter VIII of chapter 53, or an equivalent system; (iii)an administrative law judge paid under section 5372; (iv)a contract appeals board member paid under section 5372a; (v)an administrative appeals judge paid under section 5372b; and (vi)an individual in a position which is excepted from the competitive service because of its confidential, policy-determining, policy-making, or policy-advocating character; and

Source

5 USC § 5402(2)


Scoping language

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