Furloughs

  • Defense furloughs cut from 11 to 6 days

    8/6/13 12:42 PM

    U.S. defense officials say they will be able to ease the pain of mandatory, unpaid furloughs that civilian employees have had to bear for a month because of budgetary pressures.

  • Walter Reed hospital workers receive furlough notices

    5/31/13 5:39 PM Comment

    Hospital officials say that some employees at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda have already received notice that they'll be furloughed without pay for 11 days - one day a week for the next 11 weeks.