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Permitting Part-Time Employees to Work Regularly Scheduled Weeks of 33 to 39 Hours

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Headnotes

The statutes governing federal employment permit federal agencies to schedule part-time employees to work regularly scheduled weeks of 33 to 39 hours.

The Federal Employees Part-Time Career Employment Act of 1978 does not limit agencies’ preexisting authority to schedule part-time employees to work any number of hours per week less than 40.

Updated March 10, 2021