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Army Memo Outlines Employee Furlough Exemptions

EmptyOfficeFEMAA new memo from the U.S. Army aims to provide its civilian employees more details on how the branch will furlough workers, Washington Post reports.

Foreign-born employees deployed overseas, top political appointees and employees in combat zones are among those exempt from the furloughs, Eric Yoder reports.

Exceptions also include personnel not directly paid by the Pentagon such as self-supporting officers clubs, workers covered under intelligence-related funds and other types of special funds.

The Army does not plan to give civilian workers overtime until the end of September and will not move work to contractors to make up for the work, Yoder reports.

Furloughed employees will not be allowed to telecommute or work on-site.

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