What's New

December 5, 2014 2014 Holiday Season Gift Rules: OGC summary of rules for gifts between employees, from outside sources, and for attendance at parties, social events,and charitable fundraising (PDF, 11 pages).
Holiday Poem - "An Ethical Holiday Season" (PDF, 2 pages).
December 3, 2014 The 2015 Ethics Calendar from OGC is now available (PDF, 15 pages).
December 2, 2014 The DEC/EC meeting schedule and NEAC meeting dates have been updated for 2015.
December 1, 2014 The U.S. Office of Government Ethics has issued the 2015 Schedule of Important Ethics Dates. This document contains a month-by-month listing of deadlines and reminders for agency ethics officials for the upcoming calendar year. You may access the 2015 Schedule of Important Ethics Dates at http://www.oge.gov/Program-Management/Dates-and-Deadlines/Dates-and-Deadlines/.
November 3, 2014 Annual Ethics Training - The 2014 Annual Ethics Training is now available. Required for all Federal employees, including those who completed the 2014 New Employee Ethics Orientation. Additional training may be found on the training page.
October 6, 2014 Revised Policy - Conflict of Interest Requirements for Researchers and Research Staff (SOP 21; Effective 10/27/14). For additional information on policy revisions please visit the protocol review section on the procedures topic page.
October 3, 2014

***New ethics policy guidance released regarding Official Participation in a Leadership Position of a 501(c) Nonprofit Professional Organization***
See Policy, Employee Guidance Notice, Participation Comparison document, and Official Duty Memorandum here.
Visit the new ethics program website page added for Professional Organizations.