75% indicated accrued, allotted vacation or floater time continues to be accrued during furloughs
The California State University Employees Union, representing about 16,000 employees, announced a tentative agreement Tuesday with the university system to have members take 24 furlough
days next year.
We continue to go well beyond our contractual obligation to seek a 'win-win' solution to avert furloughs
HUD's agreement to eliminate two days of planned furloughs
is an acknowledgement that the agency could no longer justify the destructive and unnecessary policy of throwing working- and middle-class employees out of work.
County officials considered furloughs
during a budget crisis two years ago but decided the move wouldn't produce enough savings.
Tuesday teachers and staff received an e-mail from Superintendent Michael Zapantis stating that he would recommend giving the furlough
Labor law has established that furloughs
must be bargained "in good faith" with the unions, Steiner said in the e-mail, and the AFSCME contract with the county includes "specific language that protects against these unilateral decisions.
are a "last option" that could be avoided if Congress acts, Vilsack wrote to AMI.
Department of Defense will delay sequester-related furloughs
for civilian employees for two weeks, after Congress approved a continuing resolution Thursday to fund the government through the rest of fiscal 2013.
The AFGE activists also report that the House of Representatives passed a Defense Appropriations Bill that includes strong prohibitions against DoD's use of furloughs
While half the increase came from California as the state worked through a backlog following a switch in computer systems, another 15,000 reflected the furlough
of non-federal workers from employers losing government business, a Labor Department spokesman said as the data was released to the press.
Only prisoners who have been sentenced to five years or more can be released on furloughs
, so that the prisoner can spend time with his family in order to avoid the effects of a continuous prison term.
Yudof's proposal, which has to be approved by UC bargaining units, also does not force federal and private employees, like those at UC's medical facilities, to take the furloughs
that will affect state workers.
The suit says the governor's furloughs
violate federal and state laws requiring "a day's pay for a day's work.
Does a public employer violate the constitutional prohibition against impairing contracts when it mandates unpaid furloughs
for employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement?