Latest Furlough Stories

2011-04-11 00:00:38

A furlough and government shutdown will slow down government hiring and reduce the number of government jobs hired in 2011. The government will hire eventually, but without human resources specialists and hiring managers at their desks, the hiring process will be slower.

2010-05-19 11:50:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in its 103 year history UPS (NYSE: UPS) will furlough pilots. The first fifty-four pilots will be laid off on Sunday, May 23.

2010-02-26 17:23:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Stuart A.

2009-11-16 16:05:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Administration Naomi Wyatt today provided details on how the state's workforce will be further reduced due to budget cuts. The administration will begin furloughing 319 employees today.

2009-11-05 19:30:00

GAHANNA, Ohio, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP) Executive Board has received notice of NetJets Aviation, Inc.'s, intent to furlough up to 495 pilots; the effective furlough date is anticipated for mid January 2010.

2009-07-24 17:02:00

CHICAGO, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines announced today, that approximately 2,100 flight attendants have taken advantage of voluntary furlough and other furlough mitigation programs, once again completely eliminating the need for involuntary furloughs.

2009-06-19 10:09:21

A majority of state offices in Michigan closed Friday in the first of six unpaid days off for state workers the governor's office said would save $22 million. State parks and prisons remain open for in business, as did the Mackinac Bridge, The Detroit News reported.

2009-05-12 15:43:16


2009-05-07 12:11:00

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).