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Open Enrollment for NIH Leave Bank

Fall open enrollment for the NIH Leave Bank runs until Dec. 14. The membership period will begin on Jan. 3, 2021.

The Leave Bank is a pooled bank of donated annual and restored leave available to eligible members. It acts like a safeguard for your paycheck and amounts to paid leave for members who have exhausted all of their own sick and annual leave and are affected by a personal or family medical condition.

To become a Leave Bank member, access the Integrated Time and Attendance System during open enrollment and select “Leave Bank Membership” to enroll. If you are a 2020 Leave Bank member, your membership will automatically continue into 2021, unless you opt out. The yearly membership contribution is one pay period’s worth of annual leave accrual. The membership contribution will be waived automatically if you lack sufficient leave.

For more information, visit http://hr.nih.gov/leavebank or contact (301) 443-8393 or send email to LeaveBank@od.nih.gov.

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

Associate Editor: Carla Garnett
Carla.Garnett@nih.gov

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock
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Dana Talesnik
Dana.Talesnik@nih.gov

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