Tag: Sick Leave

Does Your Unused Sick Leave Count Towards Your Retirement Eligibility?

By on October 19, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Does Your Unused Sick Leave Count Towards Your Retirement Eligibility?

How is your unused sick leave factored into your annuity calculation? The author clarifies what he says is a frequent misconception among federal employees.

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What Impact Does Unused Sick Leave Have on My Annuity?

By on October 13, 2015 in Q&A with 0 Comments

I plan on retiring with 42 years and 7 months of service in Jan 2017. I will have accumulated 2500 hours of sick leave balance at time of retirement. I am in CSRS, so I was wondering what the increase in my annuity, expressed as a percentage, above the 80% value, would be due to credit for sick leave.

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Legislation Would Give Some New Federal Employees Extra Sick Leave

By on July 31, 2014 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

A group of Congressmen have introduced legislation that would provide federal employees, who are also disabled veterans, with extra leave during their first year in the federal workforce so that they may seek medical treatment for their service-connected disabilities.

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No Paid Sick or Annual Leave. What About FMLA Leave for Excepted Employees?

How does FMLA leave work during a government shutdown for excepted employees? The author offers some details.

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Retirement Myths: Retirement and Your Sick Leave Increments

By on June 25, 2013 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The authors point out that as few as six hours of sick leave can increase your retirement annuity.

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Misconceptions About Sick Leave Credit

By on October 30, 2012 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

The author explains some common misconceptions about how sick leave is credited for retirement purposes.

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Sick Leave Abuse Hurts Job Health

By on July 10, 2012 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

With summer in full swing, one federal employment law attorney is reminding federal employees to be careful not to abuse sick leave requests for summer vacation time.

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10 Potential Mistakes To Avoid When Considering Retirement

By on March 27, 2012 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The author outlines ten common mistakes federal retirees should strive to avoid to get the most out of their retirement benefits.

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Your Unused FERS Sick Leave: How Much is it Worth At Retirement?

By on March 19, 2010 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Until late last year, FERS employees in the twilight of their careers were faced with a dilemma: What should I do about my sick leave? This has recently changed and FERS employees now receive credit for their sick leave. How does this work in practice?

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President Signs Defense Bill: Includes Credit for Sick Leave and Abolishes NSPS

By on October 28, 2009 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The President has signed into law a bill that expands the human resources benefits for federal employees.

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