Skip to comments.Pentagon wants more civilian workers exempt from furloughs
Posted on 10/01/2013 1:09:56 PM PDT by 11th_VAEdited on 10/01/2013 1:13:04 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
SEOUL, South Korea - Pentagon and administration lawyers are looking for ways to expand the number of Defense Department civilians who are exempt from furloughs, amid worries that the government shutdown is damaging U.S. credibility among its international allies, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday.
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Zero answered that question before the shutdown.
Well Mr Hagel tell the Senate and obama to pass the original bill submitted by the house...problem solved.
ALL Department of Defense federal civilians working in maintenance of military equipment, feeding the troops, troop record keeping, medical, dental, etc. whether active, national guard, or reserve should be exempt from furlough.
It’s crazy to have troops who don’t have maintained equipment or basic services.
It’s really sad to see a Viet Nam Veteran working for obama. It’s sad to see ANY veteran voting for obama.
Exempt means you work but don’t get paid.
Paid same as Congress is getting paid.
Civilian workers will get paid whenever the budget issue is settled. Right now some have to stay home without pay or back pay and the ones at work are not getting a paycheck.
The congress critters are a different story. Most have big money so they can go a while without a check.