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August 13, 2013
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Civilian employees face fewer furlough days at Northern Nevada military installations

The number of days designated for civilian employee furloughs at the major military installations in Northern Nevada has been reduced from 11 to six. The furlough days were mandated by sequestration, part of a mandated deficit-reducing law to cut $85 million from both military and nondefense spending for both the active component and the Reserves and National Guard. More than 650,00 civilian employees have been affected. For the 400-plus federal employees at Naval Air Station Fallon, however, the reduction of furlough days is good news. “Most everyone will finish their furlough days by the end of the week,” said Navy …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Aug 15, 2013 01:09PM Published Aug 13, 2013 11:31PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.