Most Defense Civilians Begin Forced 3-Day Furlough Weekends
- By Eric Katz 4:06 PM ET
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Each Defense Department entity has set its own guidelines for implementing the across-the-board furloughs scheduled to begin Monday, according to a Pentagon spokesman, though most of the department’s civilians face forced three-day weekends.
“There’s no one set of rules,” said Mark Wright, a Defense spokesman. “Every office has been doing it a little differently.”
A majority of Defense agencies, he added, will allow employees to take unpaid leave on Mondays or Fridays. Continue reading “Most Defense Civilians Begin Forced 3-Day Furlough Weekends”