Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015

On November 5, 2015, the President signed the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 (Pub. L. 114-75) (Act).  The Act adds section 6329 to title 5, United States Code.  This new section provides a separate new leave category, to be known as “disabled veteran leave,” to any new Federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability for which sick leave could regularly be used.  Click here to read entire article.