U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

Official websites use
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Https

Secure websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Was this page helpful?

Tardiness

If you are late reporting to work and it is not excused, then there are different options that may apply to account for the tardiness:

  • You may, with supervisor approval, make up the time by staying late on the same day (as long as the extension would not result in an entitlement to premium pay)
  • Charging your absence against accrued compensatory time, accrued credit hours, accrued annual leave, or LWOP (each at your request and with supervisor approval)
  • Placing you on AWOL (supervisory directed)

If you are charged with leave or placed in a nonpay status for an unauthorized absence or tardiness, your supervisor may not require or allow you to perform work while you are being charged with leave or are in a nonpay status.