Annual leave credit


Q. Are temporary civil service position (Tenure-0 , Position Occupied-1) creditable service toward leave accrual?

A. According to OPM, “A temporary employee with an appointment of less than 90 days is entitled to accrue annual leave only after being currently employed for a continuous period of 90 days under successive appointments without a break in service.”


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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

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