Education Resources for Federal Employees

The Office of Government Ethics offers several resources to answer Federal employees’ questions on ethics rules and novel issues.  Federal employees can use this information to supplement annual ethics training or to educate themselves on novel issues.  This material is not meant to replace the advice and counsel that agency ethics officials are trained to provide. 

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February 1, 2013

Periodic Transaction Reports

This video is an introduction to the periodic transaction reporting requirement for public financial disclosure filers.

June 10, 2012

A Brief Wrap on Ethics

This booklet provides basic information on the ethics laws and regulations.

June 10, 2012

Do It Right

This booklet summarizes the conflict of interest statutes and standards of ethical conduct. 

June 10, 2012

Ethics & Procurement Integrity: What You Need to Know as a Federal Employee Involved in the Procurement and Acquisition Process

This booklet provides a general introduction to some of the most common ethics and procurement integrity issues that arise in the contracting process.

June 10, 2012

Ethics Training for Special Government Employees WBT

An interactive web-based training module designed to be completed in about one hour and is intended for use by Special Government Employees (SGEs). The course contains a summary of ethics laws and rules that apply to SGEs and may be used as part of your initial or annual ethics training program.


June 10, 2012

Gifts Between Employees

This pamphlet provides a brief overview of the gifts rules.

June 10, 2012

Interacting with Government Employees for Contractors WBT

An interactive web-based training module that is designed as an introduction to some of the most common ethics questions that contractors might encounter when they work with Government employees. It covers some of the ethics rules and principles that apply to Government employees, and might be especially appropriate for use by contractors who work in a Federal workplace, or who otherwise work closely with Government employees.


June 10, 2012

Rules for the Road

This pamphlet covers post-employment restrictions for executive branch employees.

June 10, 2012

Take the High Road

This booklet provides an intermediate level summary of the ethics laws and regulations. 

June 10, 2012

Understanding the Revolving Door: How Ethics Rules Apply to Your Job Seeking and Post-Government Employment Activities

This pamphlet provides guidance on job seeking and post employment.