|Workers at Ohio base get furlough notices this week|
|Written by Associated Press|
|Thursday, 30 May 2013 05:08|
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's largest military base says more than 10,000 civilian employees will get furlough notices beginning Friday.
Civilians working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton already knew that federal budget cuts would likely force them to take some mandatory unpaid time off this summer.
The U.S. Department of Defense said 680,000 civilian employees will get 11-day furloughs starting July 8 — one day a week for 11 weeks.
The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/17wXtn5 ) reports that base officials initially estimated 13,000 employees would be subject to furloughs, but it turns out that 2,300 civil service workers will be exempt.
The 88th Air Base Wing at Wright-Patterson is reducing spending by $30 million between now and September.
Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.
Front Page Stories
|Health positions shuffled
12/13/2013 | ALEX ASPACHER Sentinel Staff Writer
With a laundry list challenges facing the health center in 2014 following its receipt [ ... ]
|Lake burial index to be digitized|
12/13/2013 | DEBBIE ROGERS Sentinel Staff Writer
MILLBURY - Thousands of Lake Township Cemetery records buried on index cards will begi [ ... ]