The provision of monetary awards or administrative leave to government employees who refer potential job candidates for certain difficult-to-fill vacancies in the government is not barred by 18 U.S.C. § 211, which prohibits the receipt of anything of value in consideration for helping a person obtain government employment.
Compensation of Government Employees for Referring Potential Job Applicants
Date of Issuance:
Thursday, August 17, 1989
Updated July 9, 2014