furloughs http://wkms.org en Pentagon Cuts Workers' Mandated Furloughs From 11 To 6 Days http://wkms.org/post/pentagon-cuts-workers-mandated-furloughs-11-6-days Civilian workers for the Department of Defense will have to take six mandatory unpaid furlough days instead of 11 days, according to an Associated Press report that the Pentagon confirmed Tuesday afternoon.<p><strong>Update at 2:20 p.m. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 19:23:37 +0000 Bill Chappell 33754 at http://wkms.org Pentagon Likely to Cut Furlough Days http://wkms.org/post/pentagon-likely-cut-furlough-days <p><span style="line-height: 200%;">More than 3,000 civilian employees at Fort Campbell might not be taking as big a financial hit as originally thought, as Pentagon leaders scrimp to find up to $900 million in savings.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 200%">Defense officials tell the Associated Press that department civilians will likely face up to five fewer unpaid furlough days than originally planned.</p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:12:39 +0000 John Null & The Associated Press 33584 at http://wkms.org Pentagon Likely to Cut Furlough Days Ft. Campbell Army Hospital Limits Services in Response to Furloughs http://wkms.org/post/ft-campbell-army-hospital-limits-services-response-furloughs <p>Ft. Campbell's Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will close or limit services on Fridays in response to <a href="http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-tennessee-army-workers-face-furloughs-next-week">mandatory federal budget furloughs</a>.</p><p>Last month, the Department of Defense announced eleven mandatory no-pay days starting&nbsp;July 8&nbsp;until September.</p><p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 16:48:15 +0000 Austin Ramsey 32767 at http://wkms.org Ft. Campbell Army Hospital Limits Services in Response to Furloughs Fort Campbell Union Steward Says Employees Should Be Able to Take Furlough Days Consecutively http://wkms.org/post/fort-campbell-union-steward-says-employees-should-be-able-take-furlough-days-consecutively <p></p><p>A union steward affiliated with Fort Campbell says post officials’ efforts to keep civilian employees from taking their mandated furlough days consecutively in order to qualify for unemployment benefits is bullying.</p><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 20:58:10 +0000 John Null 32738 at http://wkms.org Fort Campbell Union Steward Says Employees Should Be Able to Take Furlough Days Consecutively Fort Campbell Will See Shortened Work Week http://wkms.org/post/fort-campbell-will-see-shortened-work-week <p>Fort Campbell’s garrison commander says civilian employees will be cut to four-day work weeks starting in July, as part of a furlough program <a href="http://wkms.org/post/sequestration-could-affect-ft-campbell-employees">stemming from budget cuts</a>.</p><p>Col. David Dellinger said the post’s school employees will have it differently - they will be required to take five furlough days between August and September.</p><p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:26:59 +0000 John Null & The Associated Press 32427 at http://wkms.org Fort Campbell Will See Shortened Work Week