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Working while on LWOP


Q: I am a career federal employee. I still have a couple of years before I can retire. I have a family emergency on the other side of the U.S.  that I must attend to for several months. I have tried for months to find another federal job in that city, but have had no luck. I do have a hardship transfer approval. I have been told by my supervisors that I could use leave without pay. My question is this: Can I hold a nonfederal job while I am taking LWOP? I will need income when I move, and if I…