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Mar 22, 2013

Food safety and inspection workers avoid 11 days of furlough


Meat industry rescues federal workers


'...Over 9,000 federal food inspectors won’t face furloughs after top companies from the meat and poultry industries spoke out in support of them....'


Reference: wtvr.com
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Mar 4, 2013

Let the furloughs begin!


Alternatives to sequester could hit federal employees in other ways


'...Political leaders met Friday but failed, at least for now, to find a path away from budget cuts that threaten more than 1 million employees with up to 22 unpaid days off, for most starting as early as April....'


Reference: www.washingtonpost.com
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Mar 2, 2013

Federal employees began receiving furlough notices on Friday


Federal Furlough Notices Go Out As Sequestration Takes Effect


'...More than 1 million federal employees face the possibility of unpaid time off due to the across-the-board spending cuts. While some notices are going out on Friday, the furloughs will not actually take effect until April...'


Reference: www.huffingtonpost.com
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