Two lawmakers are questioning agencies about their use of leave without pay to ensure it is being granted in a “politically neutral manner.”
According to the OSC, the Postal Service took action to assist a union’s political activity in violation of the Hatch Act.
The author says that one of the most time consuming and frustrating tasks for supervisors is dealing with the small number of employees who abuse leave. He describes some of the keys to dealing with these problems as well as some court cases that set precedent for what agencies can and can’t do in dealing with leave and attendance problems.
Do federal regulations require the use of annual leave for time away for graduate school studies?
How does FMLA leave work during a government shutdown for excepted employees? The author offers some details.
In a memo to chief human capital officers, the Office of Personnel Management is expanding a limited use of leave without pay for domestic partners of federal employees.
A federal agency put an employee on leave without pay for 60 days and extended his probationary period. When he was fired, he argued proper procedures were not used as he was no longer a probationary employee.
Liberal leave has been granted to federal workers who wish to observe services for the Pope.