administrative leave

  • In a study destined to produce big headlines, the Government Accountability Office finds thousands of federal employees are taking prolonged periods of administrative leave. In the past three years, more than 50,000 employees were on paid leave for up to three months. But for most federal employees, paid time off amounts to about a day per year. Chris Mihm, managing director for Strategic Issues at GAO, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss what they found.

    October 24, 2014
  • The Labor Department has decided to fire a long-time employee after keeping him on administrative leave for almost two years. Bob Whitmore was placed on leave after a confrontation with his supervisor in 2007. But…

    April 16, 2009

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