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October 8, 2013
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Furloughed military workers begin to return to work

Furloughed civilians reported to work Monday at Naval Air Station Fallon, while about 583 military technicians and civilians statewide are heading back to their jobs Tuesday with the Nevada National Guard.

This includes between 90-100 employees with the Nevada Army National Guard in Carson City.

The Pentagon recalled on Saturday almost 350,000 furloughed civilian employees, who included military technicians, back to work this week. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel based his decision on a “liberal” interpretation of a bill passed by Congress last week to restore immediate pay to active-duty military who were not furloughed. Broad language in the bill also …

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