Furloughed federal employees can take select free courses at Georgetown University.
Congress and President Barack Obama are sending this message to the 800,000 sidelined government employees: We don\’t know when the impasses will end but you will get reimbursed for lost pay once the government reopens.
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees around the country could be furloughed if the federal government shuts down. But they\’re not the only ones whose jobs would be at risk. Federal contractors\’ jobs depend on the government operations too.
Internal memos obtained by USA Today show that operating room hours have been cut, mental health beds reduced and routine appointments delayed.
The furlough\’s effects on one Defense Department employee\’s life and paycheck.
Joint Base Andrews is storing water and making plans to continue operating without public water as the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission\’s water outage nears.
On his own time John Martin, a civilian employee at the Pentagon, wrote the lyrics to a tune that will make furloughed feds laugh.
Furloughs have hit the Pentagon and employees are hit the pavement. Dozens of runners set off for the Federal Furlough Five-Mile Fun Run on Monday evening.
Commuting this week may seem more like the dog days of August
when everybody is out of town on vacation.
U.S. Department of Defense civilian employees are being warned to prepare for the beginning of a cycle of furloughs that will take away a
significant portion of their income after the Fourth of July holiday.
Department of Defense employees working in the Intelligence community will likely avoid furloughs, an Intelligence official tells WTOP.
In Fairfax County, everything from education
funding to library hours to how often the grass
gets mowed will be affected if
The D.C. Council on Tuesday is expected to approve a $22 million
version of a $20 million plan it unanimously rejected two weeks ago
to repay District workers for furlough days they were forced to
take last year.
The latest budget for Frederick County Public schools is balanced, but teachers could receive some furlough days instead of the raise they were hoping for.