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Marilee Fitzgerald: No Classes for DoD Schools on Furlough Days

The Defense Department’s schools will not have regular classes on the days the Pentagon’s civilian employees go on furlough, the Department of Defense Education Activity’s director has told the American Forces Press Service and the Pentagon Channel. Marilee Fitzgerald said 12-month DODEA employees will be subject to the same furloughs …

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Report: No Furloughs for Intell Community

Employees in the U.S. Intelligence Community funded under the National Intelligence Program budget will not be subject to furloughs resulting from sequestration, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Lauren Larson writes James Clapper, national intelligence director, told IC employees in an email the community continues to face challenges under the sequester …

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Chuck Hagel: DoD Employees to Receive 11 Furlough Days

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced the Defense Department will cut the number of furlough days for employees to 11 as part of agency efforts to address the $37 billion budget cut. Hagel has told DoD employees they would have to take 11 furlough days starting July 8 through Sept. …

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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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Pentagon to Ask Congress for More Reprogram Authority

The Defense Department could submit another reprogramming request to the House Appropriations Committee as early as next week as the department wants to shift more funds within its budget to manage sequestration cuts, Reuters reports. According to the report, Pentagon officials have told lawmakers that an earlier reprogramming request approved …

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Chuck Hagel Aims to Keep Furloughs Consistent

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has responded to calls from House lawmakers to implement civilian furloughs on a merit basis by saying consistency and fairness will be the measure for the unpaid leave, GovExec reports. Kedar Pavgi writes Hagel sent a letter to the lawmakers April 26 and said national security …

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Report: Congress Set to End FAA Sequestration Furloughs

The House is expected to approve legislation Friday that would end furloughs of more than 10,000 air traffic controllers and give the Federal Aviation Administration authority to move $253 million from other accounts. Senators unanimously approved the bill Thursday and some lawmakers believe the furloughs can end immediately upon its …

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