Tag: Annual Leave

What Happens to Your Federal Benefits If You Leave Before You Are Eligible to Retire?

By on February 1, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Happens to Your Federal Benefits If You Leave Before You Are Eligible to Retire?

What happens to your benefits as a federal employee if you leave before you are eligible to retire from federal service?

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Planning to Resign on Inauguration Day? Here’s What Will Happen to Your Pay

By on January 10, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Planning to Resign on Inauguration Day? Here’s What Will Happen to Your Pay

Non-career appointees who resign from their positions on Inauguration Day have special considerations impacting their pay and benefits. Here is a summary from OPM.

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DC Just Gave Workers 8 Weeks of Paid Leave; What Does This Mean for Federal Employees?

By on December 20, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The city council in Washington, DC has voted to give employees there 8 weeks of paid family leave. What will this mean for federal employees who work in the District?

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Will Federal Employees Receive an Extra Day Off at Christmas?

By on December 13, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will Federal Employees Receive an Extra Day Off at Christmas?

Will federal employees be given an extra day off around Christmas in 2016? Here is our best guess about why that is unlikely.

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Are you Eligible for the New Disabled Veteran Leave Program?

By on December 4, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 recently took effect for certain newly hired federal employees. OPM has provided a fact sheet about who is eligible for this leave program and how to use it.

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OPM Issues Guidance on New Disabled Veterans Leave Category

By on August 10, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 44 Comments
OPM Issues Guidance on New Disabled Veterans Leave Category

The Office of Personnel Management has issued guidance on the new disabled veterans leave program that will soon be available for new federal employees, and also reminded current federal workers about leave and workplace flexibilities available to them.

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Additional Leave for Some Future Federal Employees

Additional Leave for Some Future Federal Employees

OPM is proposing several changes regarding the use of annual leave by federal employees. The changes will not impact a large number of federal employees but could impact some future disabled veterans.

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Legislation Introduced to Give Federal Employees 6 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

By on September 15, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 56 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Give Federal Employees 6 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) are introducing companion legislation to go with a a House bill introduced earlier this year that would give federal employees six weeks of paid parental leave the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child.

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Maximum Annual Leave at Retirement

By on February 17, 2015 in Q&A, Retirement with 10 Comments

I am told that the max of annual leave that the Post Office will write a check for at retirement is 440 hours. What is the rule on this?

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