Feds Could Recover Some Furlough Days, OPM Says

Feds Could Recover Some Furlough Days, OPM Says

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Federal employees can convert extra furlough days into additional paid vacation in the event an agency cancels or draws back required unpaid leave, according to new guidance from the Office of Personnel Management.

This situation could arise if a federal worker is given flexibility in when to take his furlough days. If a worker chooses to take all the furlough days up front — and the need to take furloughs is later canceled or the number of necessary furlough days is reduced — the worker can use the days he took off as annual leave, OPM said. Continue reading “Feds Could Recover Some Furlough Days, OPM Says”