LWOP and workers' comp


Q. Does a person who is currently working and under workers’ compensation have to use all of his annual leave and/or sick leave before he can use leave without pay for their workers’ comp appointments?

A. No. However, the granting of LWOP is entirely at the supervisor’s discretion.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to fedexperts@federaltimes.com.

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