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Steve Losey is a reporter with Federal Times. He brings a recap of the supercommittee stalemate and what the deficit could mean for federal employees.
Government Accountability Office employees could face six days of furlough this year as the watchdog agency expects a possible cut of $35 to $42 million in its budget compared with last year.
Without a supplemental spending bill by July 4th, Sec. Gates has said Defense will be unable to pay active-duty military and have to start furloughing civilian workers. We talk with Gen. Charles Wald of Deloitte about the bill and the concerns.
Facing harsh criticism from Democrats, Senator Jim Bunning surrendered opposition to the extension of unemployment and health benefits for roughly 400-thousand jobless Americans needed continued federal assistance. After Bunning stepped aside Tuesday night, the Senate voted 78-to-19 to extend the benefits for 30 days. Bunning said it was hypocritical for Democrats to present a bill that is not fully paid for when they also support "pay as you go" legislation.
The Social Security Administration wants to start talks about preparing for furloughs, according to a letter from the agency to the union representing SSA employees.
WFED's Mike Causey discusses the likelihood of a federal furlough.
The poll results for: What's the biggest impact for feds from the 2010 vote?
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, Janet Kopenhaver of Federally Employed Women and Tom Shoop of Government Executive joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the repercussions of the recent Washington Post poll results that shows public negativity toward federal workers.
Tags: Mike Causey , Janet Kopenhaver , Janet Kopenhaverd Women , Tom Shoop , Government Executive , Washington Post , poll , public perception , pay and benefits , Barack Obama , Dorobek Insider , pay debate
Furlough thousands of federal employees just as they're asked for their opinions on the federal workplace: what could possibly go wrong?