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Compensation of Government Employees for Referring Potential Job Applicants

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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.

Updated July 9, 2014