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Pro rata leave accruals

Fractional Pay Periods - When an employee's service is interrupted by a non-leave earning period, leave is earned on a pro rata basis for each fractional pay period that occurs within the continuity of employment (5 CFR 630.204).

The following table should be used as a guide in determining the amount of pro rata credit for leave:

Fractional Pay Periods
Biweekly Pay Period Workdays Hourly Accrual Rate Category 4 Hourly Accrual Rate Category 6 Hourly Accrual Rate Category 8
1 1 1 1
2 1 1 2
3 1 2 2
4 2 2 3
5 2 3 4
6 2 4 5
7 3 4 6
8 3 5 6
9 3 5 7
10 4 6 8