Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Manage administrative leave wisely to cut costs


Administrative leave, unlike sick leave and annual leave, is not specifically mentioned in statute or regulations governing federal employee benefits. It comes from two sources: Administrative leave that is excused absence because of a natural disaster or other temporary and short-term need to be away from the workplace. Administrative leave that applies to a specific federal employee who has come under scrutiny because of misconduct or some issue related to a security clearance. If government offices shut down because of snow or an event like Hurricane Sandy, employees in the affected region will be on administrative leave with some exceptions.…