DOD Civilian Worker Unpaid Furloughs Set To Start This Week

Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 6:59 PM EDT) -- Civilian employees of the Department of Defense, including the employees who oversee and manage the DOD's contracting, begin unpaid furloughs this week, after the failure of legislative efforts to blunt sequestration's impact on the DOD payroll.

Democrats and Republicans in Congress have been deadlocked in their efforts to undo sequestration, a series of unpopular and arbitrary budget cuts that are set to slash about $1 trillion from the federal budget over the next decade. Some in Congress traded fresh blame as furloughs began, and Senate Budget...
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