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Robert Hale: Pentagon Civilian Furloughs Can Start April 26

The Defense Department can start putting its civilian workers on unpaid leave on April 26 unless Congress ends sequestration, Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale said Monday. American Forces Press Service reports civilian employees will be furloughed for 22 days, translating to one day a week through Sept. 30. Employees will see …

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Report: Sequestration Furloughs Possible At Energy Dept

The Energy Department is informing its employees that furloughs may be a possibility if the across-the-board cuts under sequestration start March 1, The Hill newspaper reports. Citing a Bloomberg BNA report, Zack Colman writes Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman told staff in an email Thursday that senior department leadership is …

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Ashton Carter: Sequestration Becoming More Likely To Occur

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter it is looking more likely that $45 billion in automatic defense cuts under sequestration will kick in March 1, he told Bloomberg News. The Defense Department‘s first step to prepare for the cuts is to let go of all or some of the department’s 46,000 …

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FAA Workers to Receive Back Pay for Summer Furloughs

This summer, Federal Aviation Administration employees were furloughed for nearly two weeks amidst a Congressional gridlock regarding the agency’s funding. Officials are now saying those employees are to receive back pay for the time missed. About 4,000 FAA workers were out of work for 13 days while the House and …

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