5 CFR 630.1011 - Prohibition of coercion.
(a) An employee may not directly or indirectly intimidate, threaten, or coerce, or attempt to intimidate, threaten, or coerce, any other employee for the purpose of interfering with any right such employee may have with respect to contributing, withdrawing, or using annual leave under this subpart.
(b) For the purpose of paragraph (a) of this section -
(1) The term “employee” has the meaning given that term in 5 U.S.C. 6301(2), excluding an individual employed by the District of Columbia; and
(2) The term “intimidate, threaten, or coerce” includes promising to confer or conferring any benefit (such as an appointment or promotion or compensation) or effecting or threatening to effect any reprisal (such as deprivation of appointment, promotion, or compensation).