new employee

(1) In this subsection— (A) the term “new employee” means an individual— (i) appointed to a position as an employee on or after the date of enactment of this subsection; and (ii) who has not previously served as an employee; and (B) the term “whistleblower protections” means the protections against and remedies for a prohibited personnel practice described in paragraph (8) or subparagraph (A)(i), (B), (C), or (D) of paragraph (9) of subsection (b).

Source

5 USC § 2302(c)(1)


Scoping language

None identified. Default scope is assumed to be the entire title.
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