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NOAA Employees to Be Furloughed 4 Days Under Sequestration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will furlough its employees for four days starting in July as the agency could not offset automatic cuts under sequestration through a hiring freeze. Furloughs are currently scheduled for July 5, July 19, Aug. 5 and Aug. 30, Federal News Radio reports. Kathryn Sullivan, …

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More Than 90% of Navy Workforce Facing Furloughs

Approximately 94 percent of the U.S. Navy’s more than 200,000 civilian employees would have to be furloughed as the branch handles cuts under sequestration. The Navy is also determining which ship and aircraft maintenance projects to defer and how to apply reprogrammed funds, according to a Navy memo obtained by …

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James Clapper: No Decision Yet on IC Furloughs

U.S. intelligence agencies may have to furlough some workers under required sequestration budget cuts but no decisions have been made on furloughs yet, the national intelligence director said Friday. James Clapper said the intelligence community slowed down hiring when it became clear agencies would have to reduce their budgets, Defense …

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CBP Delaying Furloughs

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has delayed furloughs of agency employees pending a review of the new continuing resolution, according to the Washington Post. Thomas Winkowski, CBP deputy commissioner, said in a memo obtained by the Post that the CR helped the agency mitigate some impacts of reduced funding on …

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Pentagon Not Planning 2014 Furloughs; Robert Hale Comments

The Defense Department does not plan to furlough civilian workers during fiscal year 2014 despite uncertainties surrounding its budget, Federal News Radio reports. Jared Serbu writes President Barack Obama will submit a budget to Congress April 10 that will assume sequestration will be repealed and contain funding levels above current …

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Reports: Pentagon Cutting 8 Furlough Days

The Defense Department now plans to furlough its civilian workers for 14 days during the rest of the current fiscal year, eight less than the 22 days it originally set aside, Bloomberg reports. David Lerman reports Congress provided the Pentagon $10 billion more operations and maintenance funding and spending flexibility …

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Pentagon Delaying Civilian Furlough Notices; Jessica Wright Comments

The Defense Department is delaying sending its furlough notices to civilian workers for two weeks so officials can analyze the continuing resolution passed by Congress this week, Federal Times reports. Stephen Losey reports the CR is intended to let the department put $10.4 billion into its operations and maintenance accounts …

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Army Memo Outlines Employee Furlough Exemptions

A 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 …

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