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Synonyms for furlough

a regularly scheduled period spent away from work or duty, often in recreation

Synonyms for furlough

a temporary leave of absence from military duty

grant a leave to

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As a case example, the 2013 implementation of furlough days at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base required each eligible employee to go on furlough 1 day each workweek for 11 weeks, which was later reduced to 6 weeks.
We will hold management accountable for their actions if they involuntarily furlough even a single flight attendant.
According to the jail manual, a convicted prisoner serving his jail term can avail of two options to seek temporary leave from the jail to visit his home, either parole or furlough.
Salaries weren't saved in the furloughs, unlike for the private-sector connotation of the word.
Over the next three months of furloughs, Worth said it's reasonable to assume the pay cuts will have an impact on loan growth at affected credit unions.
Had the systems specialist not been on furlough, the outage could have been minimized and delays reduced, the union said.
According to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the across-the-board spending cuts required by the sequester would have made the furloughs necessary.
Of course, as Jim Hopkins of GannettBlog pointed out, there was a one-week unpaid furlough in the first 13 weeks of the year and the division is wrapping up the buyouts of hundreds of employees who are older than 56.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the union representative of pilots at Republic Airways, on Friday said that it learnt that Republic Airways plans to furlough approximately 56 pilots.
Cafeteria workers and janitors, however, worked (and got paid) on some of the furlough days because they hadn't reached a new labor agreement.
Several cities have instituted or proposed furlough days for city employees as one way to save money.
But University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor Charles Sorensen is crying foul over the furlough implementation there.
It seems like a logical solution for recession-buffeted employers: Rather than cut too deeply into the experienced workforce they will need once the economy rebounds, furlough employees instead--in effect cutting the payroll without losing the valued human assets.
Some employees also were notified last month about the college's furlough plan for the 200910 fiscal year.
University of California faculty and employees could face 11 to 26 furlough days this year under a cost-cutting plan that will be voted on next week by UC Regents.