Federal workers in the Washington area are getting a day off thanks to Hurricane Sandy.

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management says federal offices will be closed Monday.

Non-emergency employees will be granted administrative leave for their scheduled working hours unless they are required to telework or are traveling or on unpaid leave.

Only emergency employees are required to report to work.

The following comes from OPM:

Non-emergency employees (including employees on pre-approved paid leave) will be granted excused absence (administrative leave) for the number of hours they were scheduled to work unless they are: