This section provides information to assist agencies with major reorganizations, downsizing, and transitioning of the work force.
Career Transition Resources - Information about the Reemployment Priority List (RPL) for former employees who left because of a Reduction in Force (RIF) or who have recovered from a workplace injury; the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP), and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).
Guidance and Information on Furloughs - Information about temporary nonduty, nonpay status because of lack of work or funds, or other nondisciplinary reasons.
Reduction in Force - Information about procedures required when an employee is faced with separation or downgrading for a reason such as reorganization, lack of work, shortage of funds, insufficient personnel ceiling, or the exercise of certain reemployment or restoration rights.
Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments - Also known as buyout authority, it allows agencies that are downsizing or restructuring to offer employees lump-sum payments up to $25,000 as an incentive to voluntarily separate.