Training and Career Development
Training and career development is a top priority at the NLRB. You will have access to a wide range of learning opportunities, including NLRB-run conferences, external seminars, and individual training. You'll also have access to new distance learning methods, including training via videoconferencing and the Internet. Our goal is to provide you with all the tools necessary to optimize your career.
Vacation and Leave
Vacation and leave is generous at the NLRB. You will begin by earning 13 days of vacation and personal leave, plus 13 days of sick leave, and 10 paid Federal holidays annually. Your vacation leave will increase with continued service, and you may accumulate an unlimited amount of sick leave.
Transit Subsidy Funds
Transit subsidy funds are available to NLRB employees who utilize public transportation to commute to work.
The Federal Employees Retirement System
The Federal Employees Retirement System will provide you with a basic benefit plan, Social Security benefits, and the 401(k)-style Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).
Government Health and Life Insurance
Government health and life insurance programs are offered to all permanent NLRB employees and temporary employees after 1 year. You will be able to choose from a variety of programs, and the Government will pay a large portion of the premiums.
Long Term Care Insurance
Long Term Care insurance programs are also available, to cover nursing home, hospice, or other long-term care.
College Cost Reduction Access Act of 2007
The College Cost Reduction Access Act of 2007 provides for loan forgiveness for federal government employees after they have made 10 years of monthly payments (since October 1, 2007) while employed by the government.