Tag: Annual Leave

OPM Releases Highly Anticipated Leave Guidance for Shutdown

By on January 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Releases Highly Anticipated Leave Guidance for Shutdown

OPM has released guidance on the use of leave for federal employees working during the shutdown per a new law that guarantees back pay to federal employees.

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Use-or-Lose Leave and the Partial Shutdown

By on January 10, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Use-or-Lose Leave and the Partial Shutdown

What will happen to “use-or-lose” leave that was lost due to the government shutdown? For most, it will be restored.

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OMB Issues Pay and Leave Guidance in Event of a Shutdown

By on December 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OMB Issues Pay and Leave Guidance in Event of a Shutdown

OMB has issued special instructions on pay and leave for agencies and employees who would be impacted by a partial government shutdown.

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Three Financial Benefits Available to Federal Employees

By on November 29, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Three Financial Benefits Available to Federal Employees

Federal employees have unique benefits to help them save for retirement. The author discusses these as well as some other long-term wealth building advice.

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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 0 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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