Unused annual leave


Q. I am a Department of Army civilian employee, GS-12 (about two years of service). I plan on quitting in a few weeks for a job in the private sector. How many hours of annual leave can I sell back upon my departure?

A. There is no limit. You will be entitled to a lump-sum payment for all your unused hours of annual leave.


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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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