employee

(1) “employee” means an individual in the competitive service who is not serving a probationary or trial period under an initial appointment or, except as provided in section 1599e of title 10 , 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

Source

5 USC § 7501(1)


Scoping language

For the purpose of this subchapter
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