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PSC Requests IRS Allowance of Leave Sharing Programs in Reaction to COVID-19; Alan Chvotkin Quoted

The Professional Services Council (PSC) has requested that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allow employers to develop leave sharing programs to aid employees affected by Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the organization announced on Friday.

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Pentagon Employee Furlough Notices Start

The Defense Department started delivering furlough notices to around 780,000 of its civilian employees Tuesday and is expected to complete the notifications by June 5, the Washington Post reports. Steve Vogel writes workers will go on furlough 11 total days for the remainder of the fiscal year July 8. Navy …

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4 Federal Agencies Closed to the Public Friday

Four federal agencies will not be open to the public Friday as nearly 5 percent of the total federal workforce will be on furlough due to sequestration, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller writes the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Environmental Protection Agency, Internal Revenue Service and the Office …

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Navy Puts Sequestration Furloughs on Hold

The U.S. Navy will delay sending furlough notices to civilian workers until further notice because the Pentagon has not made final decisions on a furlough policy, Federal Times reports. Stephen Losey writes the Navy originally planned to send the notices May 6 with June 5 set as the earliest start …

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