When an agency accepts applications from outside its own workforce, the Veterans’ Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) allows preference eligibles or veterans to compete for these vacancies under merit promotion procedures.
Federal civilian employees who are called to active duty in support of the Overseas Contingency Operations are entitled to 5 days of excused absence upon their return from active duty to aid in their readjustment to civilian life.
Regulations issued September 2011 to grant eligible Federal employees up to 12 administrative workweeks of unpaid leave under the FMLA for qualifying exigency purposes.
This document, authored by the Human Capital Office, dated May 2009, summarizes benefits available to IRS employees. Please be aware that most of the links in the document point to internal IRS websites.
The “Coming Home to Work” Initiative is part of VBA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program’s early outreach efforts for eligible service members pending medical separation from active duty at Military Treatment Facilities.
Memo reiterates information available on VA website.
You may be eligible for an additional 22 days of emergency military leave beyond the 15 days you already receive if you meet two conditions.
Instructions for IRS managers when an employee returns to work from active military duty. Source documents are on the IRS Intranet Human Capital Office website.
Information Job Aid for Managers/Employees Relating to Benefits, Leave and Restoration Entitlements for Employees Entering Active Military Service. From the IRS Human Capital Office, January 21, 2010
Clarification in the form of questions and answers on excused absence for employees returning from active duty in the global war on terrorism.
Memorandum for heads of executive departments and agencies regarding excused leave for returning servicemen and women.
IRS Recruiters and Special Placement Coordinators use this checklist to review documentation submitted by Schedule A job applicants.
See 6.630.1.20 (03-12-2010) regarding Military Leave for Reserves or National Guard
The IRS Employee Personnel Resource Guide provides information on employee benefits, resources, and actions you may need to take throughout your career at the agency. Check for updates at http://publish.no.irs.gov
and search for Catalog No.
Summary of rights of employees entering the U.S. Armed Forces.
U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarships
Manager's Checklist for Employees Entering Military Service. From the IRS Human Capital Office, January 21, 2010
One of the objectives of this presentation is to inform the user about the steps necessary to “buy back” time served honorably in the United States Armed Forces and apply that to either a CSRS or a FERS retirement annuity.
Military Benefits Election Checklist for IRS Employees Entering Active Military Service. From the IRS Human Capital Office, January 15, 2010
The document is a list of some of the opportunities and strengths that many veterans have acquired and used in the uniformed services.
Charging military leave while performing National Guard law
The Governmentwide Veterans’ Recruitment and Employment Strategic Plan for FY 2010-2012
How an agency can make a determination on how much prior qualifying work experience to grant an employee before the employee enters employment in determining the annual leave accrual rate.
Under certain conditions, an employee may receive credit for non-Federal service or active duty uniformed service for determining his or her annual leave accrual rate.
From the U.S. Office of Personnel Management website.
HCO Policy 06-0110-01: Administrative Claims Process to Restore Leave/Compensation for Improperly Charged Military Leave (per Butterbaugh v. Department of Justice)
HCO Policy 06-0110-01: Claim for Credit of Annual Leave OR Reimbursement For Improperly Charged Military Leave. Fillable form.
The provisions of Executive Order 11521 of Mar. 26, 1970, appear at 35 FR 5311, 3 CFR, 1966-1970 Comp., p. 912, unless otherwise noted.
To claim the reservist pay differential, print out and complete the form, attach the documentation requested, and mail it to the Austin Payroll center as directed.
Reservist differentials may be payable to eligible Federal civilian employees who are members of the Reserve or National Guard called or ordered to active duty under certain specified provisions of law.
Implementing 38 U.S.C. 4214 and Executive Order 11521, authorizing agencies to appoint qualified covered veterans to positions in the competitive service under Veterans Recruitment Appointments without regard to the competitive examining system.
CLAIM FOR CREDIT OF ANNUAL LEAVE OR REIMBURSEMENT
For Improperly Charged Military Leave
Frequently asked questions about the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, HUMAN CAPITOL OFFICE
AND THE NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION REGARDING THE UNIFORMED SERVICES EMPLOYMENT AND RESTORATION RIGHTS ACT (USERRA), May 7, 2012
When you’re away from the office, it’s important to know you can look for and apply for internal IRS jobs any time you want. This document provides you with valuable information about computer and internet access solutions while you’re not in the office.
Rules regarding temporary appointment outside of competitive registers
Powerpoint presentation (2008) from the IRS Wage & Investment Office of the Chief Accessibility Coordinator on why managers should hire people, including veterans, with disabilities.
Warrior Intern Program gives back to those who have given so much, from the IRS HQ Insider - November 2009