Benefits at a Glance


Employees of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court are not included in the government’s Civil Service classification. However, they are entitled to the same benefits as other federal government employees. Some of the benefits are:

  • 13 days of vacation per year for the first three years of service, 20 days of vacation per year after three years of service, 26 days of vacation per year after fifteen years of service
  • 13 days of sick leave per year
  • 11 holidays per year
  • Medical coverage with a government contribution (choose from a variety of plans, health premiums may be deducted as pre-tax dollars, optional participation)
  • Life insurance program with a government contribution (optional participation)
  • Long-term disability insurance for employees and eligible family members (optional participation)
  • Long-term care insurance (optional participation)
  • Flexible Spending Program (pre-tax contributions for health/dependent care/transportation expenses, optional participation)
  • Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)
  • Thrift Savings Plan (employer matching, similar to 401K, optional participation)
  • Public transportation subsidy (dependent on fiscal year funding)