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Frequently Asked Questions Performance Management

Can an agency give prizes to Federal employees under the awards authority?

No. Prizes cannot be granted under law and regulation governing awards. The awards law does not support including the element of chance (e.g., as it occurs with a raffle drawing) in an employee awards program.

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