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Nevada Department of Personnel issues furlough rules for state workers

The Nevada Personnel Department is taking steps to make sure the state worker furloughs ordered by the 2009 Legislature actually generate the $330 million in savings used to build the budget.

The furloughs were ordered by the 2009 Legislature instead of the

6 percent pay cut for state workers included in Gov. Jim Gibbons' budget. The one-day per month unpaid furlough works out to a 4.6 percent annual pay reduction.

Director of Administration Andrew Clinger said restrictions outlined in a memo are designed to keep agencies and workers from finding ways around the furloughs.

"The agencies have got to realize …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 11, 2009 02:43AM Published Jun 11, 2009 01:27AM Copyright 2009 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.