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Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015

November 18, 2015

Thanks to Rocky Bruhn for sharing this information 

OPM logoThe Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 was signed by the President and became law on November 5, 2015.

The law entitles any federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30% or more, during the 12-month period beginning on the first day of employment, to up to 104 hours of leave, without loss or reduction in pay, for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability for which sick leave could regularly be used. Requires the forfeiture of any such leave that is not used during such 12-month period.

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