Hagel Furloughs

Furloughs Factor Into Foreseeable Future

Despite claims to stand firmly against the practice, Defense Secretary…

Despite claims to stand firmly against the practice, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered the news that furloughs, which have forced a 20 percent pay cut on most of the military’s civilian workforce, probably will continue next year, and it might get worse.

“Those are the facts of life,” Hagel told about 300 Defense Department employees, most of them middle-aged civilians.

Read more at Stripes.com.

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