OSD/Joint Staff Voluntary Leave Transfer Program Records (November 04, 2015, 80 FR 68299)
Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), Human Resources Directorate (HRD), Labor Management and Employee Relations (LMER), 4800 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22350-3200.
Decentralized records may also be maintained by Component administrative officers. For a complete list, contact the system manager.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Civilian employees of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), WHS and DoD field activities or DoD agencies serviced by WHS, HRD who have volunteered to participate in the voluntary leave transfer program either as a recipient or a donor.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
As required by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) systems to effectuate the transfer of leave from the donor's account into the recipient's account, each leave recipient record contains the employee's name, Social Security Number (SSN), employee number, position title, organization, salary, grade, step, leave balance data to include the number of donated leave hours transferred and the number of donated leave hours used, description of the medical emergency to include expected duration and frequency, and the employee's contact information during the period of emergency. The file may also contain medical or physical documentation or certifications, and agency approvals or denials, if applicable.
As required by the DFAS systems to effectuate the transfer of leave from the donor's account to the recipient's account, each donor record contains the employee's name, SSN, employee number, position title, organization, salary, grade, step, leave balance data to include the number of hours to be donated, designated leave, recipient's contact information, and preferences for restoration of unused donated leave, if applicable.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
5 U.S.C. 6331 et seq., Definitions; 5 CFR 630, Subpart I, Voluntary Leave Transfer Program; DoD Directive (DoDD) 5110.4, Washington Headquarters Services (WHS); Director of Administration and Management, Administrative Instruction 67, Leave Administration; and E.O. 9397 (SSN), as amended.
To manage the OSD/Joint Staff Voluntary Leave Transfer (VLTP) program.
Employees experiencing a personal or family medical emergency, who have exhausted their own leave, may apply to be a recipient of annual leave donated by other Federal employees, or from leave donors in other Federal agencies eligible to participate in the program.
Employees may donate annual leave to an approved leave recipient in their own agency or in another Federal agency covered by the provisions of the program.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the records contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:
To the Department of Labor in connection with a claim filed by an employee for compensation due to a job-connected injury or illness.
To the personnel and pay offices of the Federal agency involved to effectuate the leave transfer where leave donor and leave recipient are employed by different Federal agencies.
Law Enforcement Routine Use:
If a system of records maintained by a DoD Component to carry out its functions indicates a violation or potential violation of law, whether civil, criminal, or regulatory in nature, and whether arising by general statute or by regulation, rule, or order issued pursuant thereto, the relevant records in the system of records may be referred, as a routine use, to the agency concerned, whether federal, state, local, or foreign, charged with the responsibility of investigating or prosecuting such violation or charged with enforcing or implementing the statute, rule, regulation, or order issued pursuant thereto.
Disclosure When Requesting Information Routine Use:
A record from a system of records maintained by a DoD Component may be disclosed as a routine use to a federal, state, or local agency maintaining civil, criminal, or other relevant enforcement information or other pertinent information, such as current licenses, if necessary to obtain information relevant to a DoD Component decision concerning the hiring or retention of an employee, the issuance of a security clearance, the letting of a contract, or the issuance of a license, grant, or other benefit.
Disclosure of Requested Information Routine Use:
A record from a system of records maintained by a DoD Component may be disclosed to a federal agency, in response to its request, in connection with the hiring or retention of an employee, the issuance of a security clearance, the reporting of an investigation of an employee, the letting of a contract, or the issuance of a license, grant, or other benefit by the requesting agency, to the extent that the information is relevant and necessary to the requesting agency's decision on the matter.
Disclosure to the Office of Personnel Management Routine Use:
A record from a system of records subject to the Privacy Act and maintained by a DoD Component may be disclosed to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) concerning information on pay and leave, benefits, retirement deduction, and any other information necessary for the OPM to carry out its legally authorized government-wide personnel management functions and studies.
Disclosure of Information to the National Archives and Records Administration Routine Use:
A record from a system of records maintained by a DoD Component may be disclosed as a routine use to the National Archives and Records Administration for the purpose of records management inspections conducted under authority of 44 U.S.C. 2904 and 2906.
Data Breach Remediation Purposes Routine Use:
A record from a system of records maintained by a DoD Component may be disclosed to appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (1) The Component suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of the information in the system of records has been compromised; (2) the Component has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Component or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (3) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Components efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.
The DoD Blanket Routine Uses set forth at the beginning of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) compilation of systems of records notices may apply to this system. The complete list of DoD Blanket Routine Uses can be found online at: http://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/BlanketRoutineUses.aspx
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Electronic storage media.
Records are retrieved by employee name, or SSN.
Electronic records are only accessible to LMER personnel, or approved officials, who require access in order to perform their official duties. Access to electronic records requires a Common Access Card (CAC). Work areas are access controlled by CACs, and security guards protect the building.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Records are destroyed one year after the end of the year in which the file is closed.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
Assistant Director, Labor Management and Employee Relations, Human Resources Directorate, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22350-3200.
Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to Assistant Director for Labor and Management Employee Relations, Human Resources Directorate, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22350-3200.
Signed, written requests should include the full name and SSN and the approximate date the record was completed.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Individuals seeking access to records about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Office of the Secretary of Defense Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Office of Freedom of Information, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22352-3200.
Signed, written requests for information must include the individual's full name and SSN, the approximate date the record was completed, and the name and number of this System of Records Notice.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
The OSD rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in OSD Administrative Instruction 81; 32 CFR part 311; or may be obtained from the system manager.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Information is provided primarily by the record subject; however, some data may be obtained from personnel and leave records.
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY:
November 04, 2015, 80 FR 68299; April 4, 2000, 65 FR 17636