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Full-time EPA employees face 32 furlough hours

Craig E. Hooks, assistant administrator at EPA's Office of Administration and Resources, sent an email to all agency employees describing the agency's furlough plans. Full-time employees will be furloughed for 32 hours during the first phase of EPA's furlough process.

Tags: EPA , furloughs , sequestration , workforce , Craig Hooks , Michael OConnell

Friday - 04/05/2013, 06:23am EDT

Sequestration hits us all (and I do mean all)

When it comes to the perils of sequestration, it appears that federal workers are all over the place, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Some say it's just another political fire drill, while others say this time for sure. Been-there-done-that workers say this too shall pass. But paycheck to paycheck people say furloughs could wreck their financial lives. So, where are you in all this?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce , sequestration , furloughs

Friday - 04/05/2013, 02:00am EDT

OMB offers updated guidance to agencies facing sequestration cuts

The Office of Management and Budget has directed agencies to take full advantage of the funding flexibilities they have under law as they implement across-the-board sequestration cuts, that went into effect March 1. In an April 4 memo, OMB Controller Danny Werfel also directed agency and department leaders to be mindful of certain types of performance awards and to work with agency inspectors general before making cuts to IG offices.

Tags: OMB , sequestration , budget , management , Danny Werfel , performance awards , IG , Jack Moore

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 03:41pm EDT

Obama to return 5 percent of salary as tribute to furloughed feds

A White House official says President Barack Obama will return part of his salary each month for the rest of the year, to the tune of $20,000.

Tags: White House , sequestration , Barack Obama , salary

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 09:42am EDT

Furlough notices sent out to OMB staff

Tags: OMB , sequestration , furloughs

Tuesday - 04/02/2013, 04:30am EDT

Gallows humor: Sequestration style

Remember the bad old days before political correctness mandated us to be better. It was a time when mother-in-law jokes were told and tolerated. Well, gone are the days. Now, at least in government circles, the old bad-news-good-news examples focus on sequestration and furloughs, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce , furloughs , sequestration

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 02:00am EDT

Feds helping furloughed feds

Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund Executive Director Steve Bauer, and Sean Reilly from the Federal Times, will discuss furloughs, and their impact on feds.
April 3, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , furloughs , sequestration , Steve Bauer , FEEA , Sean Reilly , Federal Times , postal downsizing , USPS , Saturday delivery , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 07:38pm EDT
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Sequestration part deux (or just duh!)

Furloughs are still in the federal forecast. But a funny thing happened last week that has some long-time, long-suffering government types wondering if things are going to be as tough as expected, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce , sequestration , furloughs

Monday - 03/25/2013, 02:00am EDT

Uncle Sam suffering death by a thousand cuts

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know: Are you and your coworkers suffering from what is known as death-by-a-thousand cuts? Is it happening? Does it hurt? Or can you not even tell?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , sequestration , budget , furloughs

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 02:00am EDT
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