“We hope this is a best practice we can share with our sister services, our federal partners and ultimately, the private sector as well,” said Juan Garcia, assistant secretary of manpower and reserve affairs at the Navy, in an interview with The Federal Drive with Emily Kopp and Jared Serbu.
The guide offers tips for making workplace accommodations, handling leave requests and ensuring etiquette among the workforce.
Of Navy’s 200,000 civilian employees, nearly 60 percent are veterans and more than 10 percent are wounded, ill or injured, Garcia said.
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