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Furlough Days

Pentagon Considers Cutting Furlough Days

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senior Pentagon leaders are taking another look at sharply reducing the number of unpaid furlough days that department civilians wi...

Why I'm Not a Bad Money Manager

Amy Weisberg, M.Ed. | Posted 11.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Amy Weisberg, M.Ed.

Our state is suffering, just like the country, in fact we are just a small part of the entire global economic downturn, but that downturn was caused by the few and mighty who control Wall Street.

Facing Low Salaries, Teachers Take To Moonlighting

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

MIAMI — By day, Wade Brosz teaches American history at an A-rated Florida middle school. By night, he is a personal trainer at 24 Hour Fitness. ...

Rahm Avoids Layoffs, For Now, Pending Union Concessions

Posted 08.31.2011 | Chicago

On Wednesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel threw down the gauntlet to the city's labor unions when he offered up an ultimatum: Accept his work-rule chan...

Furlough Days Illustrate Differences Between Public and Private Sectors

R. Eden Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R. Eden Martin

Under attack for giving big raises to his staff, Governor Quinn issued an order requiring all State nonunion employees to take off 12 more days of unpaid work this year -- which now makes a total of 24 unpaid "furlough" days.