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United States Department of Agriculture

Departmental Regulation 4020-251-01

Office of Human Capital Management – Performance Management and Policy Division

Welfare and Recreation Organizations


This regulation establishes U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy dealing with formally established welfare and recreation organizations, other than labor organizations, as defined in Chapter 71, Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Federal Service Labor Management Relations Statute, whose membership is comprised primarily of USDA employees. It does not address organizations or associations established outside of USDA, of which USDA employees may be members, or of formally recognized USDA associations of management officials and/or supervisors and other organizations as defined in Departmental Regulation (DR) 4020-251.