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United States Office of Government Ethics, Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Executive Branch

OGE Issues Legal Advisory about Furlough Periods and Ethics Laws and Regulations
March 19, 2013

On March 18, 2013, OGE issued a legal advisory reminding executive branch employees that ethics laws and regulations continue to apply during the time that they are in a furlough status. This advisory also provides a link to furlough guidance issued by the Office of Personnel Management on January 11, 2013.

Legal Advisory LA-13-02

Posted on March 19, 2013