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DoD scrounges for cash to cancel civilian furloughs

The Pentagon says no decisions have been made, but eliminating 2013 furloughs is at the top of the funding priority list if it can find any excess funds.

Tags: DoD , Congress , sequestration , Strategic Choices and Management Review , Ashton Carter , James Winnefeld , House Armed Services Committee , workforce , Jared Serbu

Friday - 08/02/2013, 05:39am EDT
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Those were the days...

Here's a horrible thought to start off your week, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. You've had your pay frozen and maybe you have been furloughed with more mandatory time-outs to come. But what if these are the good old days right now? That it can't get any better than this...

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

Friday - 08/02/2013, 02:00am EDT

Face of Furloughs: DoD employee struggles to pay bills

Frances Smith, a civilian Defense Department employee, is having problems making ends meet after furloughs trimmed her paycheck. "I'm wondering now, next week, how I'm going to even pay for my groceries," she told Federal News Radio.

Tags: workforce , Frances Smith , sequestration , DoD , Melissa Dawkins , Surviving Furloughs

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:06pm EDT
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Outgoing FEEA loans almost triple since May

A record number of employees are turning to FEEA to help them meet basic living expenses after receiving short paychecks due to furloughs.

Tags: DoD , Melissa Dawkins , sequestration , Steve Bauer , Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 02:53pm EDT

DoD furloughs could cause FEEA loans to swell to record levels

The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund is receiving more requests for loans than ever before as weekly furloughs hit the Defense Department. Director Steve Bauer said the non-profit organization is doing everything it can to keep up.
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Tags: workforce , sequestration , Surviving Furloughs , FEEA , Steve Bauer , DoD , Your Turn , Mike Causey , Cogan Schneier

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 02:47pm EDT
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AP sources: Pentagon likely to cut furlough days

Tags: DoD , sequestration ,

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 01:00pm EDT

Contractor hiring, morale take sequestration hit

With fewer new federal contracts on the horizon, vendors are trimming staff, changing direction and hedging their bets as sequestration plays out, according to the results of an exclusive Federal News Radio survey. Contractors are also blaming sequestration for low morale in their offices.

Tags: sequestration , Private Side of Sequestration , Evan Lesser , Stephen Fuller , Ward Carroll , Cameron Leuthy , Bob Lohfeld , Mary Beth Romani , Chris Romani , workforce , hiring , Budget Control Act , budget , Michael OConnell , management

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 04:26am EDT

EEOC cancels second phase of furloughs

After two weeks of deliberation and analysis of agency resources, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has decided to cancel its second phase of furloughs.

Tags: workforce , EEOC , Jacqueline Berrien , Gabrielle Martin , AFGE , sequestration , Shefali Kapadia , pay and benefits

Friday - 07/12/2013, 04:09pm EDT

House passes DoD spending bill, prohibits furloughs in 2014

DoD officials briefed House Armed Services members about 2013 furloughs and are figuring out whether they can reduce the number of days employees have to take without pay.

Tags: workforce , DoD , sequestration , Congress , Rob Wittman , House Armed Services Committee , budget , Robert Hale , Jason Miller

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 05:31am EDT

Pentagon chief can't offer hope in budget cuts

Tags: Chuck Hagel , DoD , sequestration ,

Monday - 07/22/2013, 02:30pm EDT
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