What Is A Continued Service Agreement
The head of an Agency may waive, in whole or in part, the right to recover the Agency if it is demonstrated that recovery would be contrary to fairness and good conscience or the public interest. Id. to (c). For example, if an employee who is under a service contract decides to voluntarily retire from the public service due to an imminent reduction in authority, the agency may determine that the waiver of his or her right to claim is in the public interest and exempt the employee from the agreement. 1. The Head of the Agency shall establish written procedures covering the minimum requirements for the continuation of the service. These requirements include procedures that the agency deems necessary to protect the interests of the government in the event that the employee has not successfully completed the training. A Sustaining Service Contract (SCF) is an agreement that an employee enters into to continue working for the government for a predetermined period of time in exchange for government-sponsored training. The obligation to perform begins at the end of the training. If the employee voluntarily leaves the public service before fulfilling the duty to perform, he or she must reimburse the government for all or part of the cost of the training (without pay). Each organization manager sets out the conditions under which employees must agree to remain on duty after completing the training.
The law states that an organization may require an employee who participates in training to work at least three times longer than the period of training in the federal government. The organization must develop its own policy for the use of the Continuing Service Agreement (CSA).