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Pay & Leave Leave Administration

Fact Sheet: Bone Marrow or Organ Donor Leave

An employee may use up to 7 days of paid leave each calendar year to serve as a bone-marrow donor.  An employee also may use up to 30 days of paid leave each calendar year to serve as an organ donor.  Leave for bone marrow and organ donation is a separate category of leave that is in addition to annual and sick leave.

Agencies are responsible for informing their employees of the entitlement to leave for bone marrow and organ donation.

References:

  • 5 U.S.C. 6327
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