Government agencies have plans in place for employees to use time off days for religious observances. The plans are similar across the federal government, but vary slightly based on the agency's particular needs, said a report by the Government Accountability Office, Congress' watchdog arm. Some agencies need to clarify instructions on days off for religious observances to make sure policies match those from the government's Office of Personnel Management.
Time off for religious observances needs some uniformity, investigators say
UPDATED 16:18 PM EDT, October 26, 2012