Defense To End Civilian Furloughs, But They Could ReturnCivilian Defense Department workers in Florida and across the nation are getting some relief from furloughs that have forced them to take weekly unpaid days off since July 8.
Wasserman Schultz Questions National Guard Furloughs During Storm SeasonWith the peak of the 2013 hurricane season approaching, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is urging congress to end National Guard furloughs which started July 8th and are set to continue through September.
Scott Questions Nat'l Guard Furloughs With Storm In AtlanticGovernor Rick Scott is using the possibility of Tropical Storm Chantal impacting Florida’s coast by this weekend to question sequestration implemented by Congress and the White House earlier this year.
National Guard Facing Furloughs And Other CutsAcross the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.
Hurricane Center Could Be Part Of NOAA's Planned FurloughsFor many Americans, the impacts of sequestration have been hard to quantify past some added inconvenience at the airport. But NOAA’s plans to deal with sequestration could have an impact on weather forecasts and the National Hurricane Center.
FAA Ends Air Traffic Control FurloughsLess than a week after the Federal Aviation Administration furloughed 10 percent of the nation's air traffic controllers the agency has done an about face.
Gov. Scott Targets Air Traffic Controller Furloughs While one in 10 air traffic controllers have been forced to take furlough days to help balance the federal budget, so far, Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport have avoided any lengthy delays through Monday morning.
Airline Union Protests Planned AA Job OutsourcingLast month, American Airlines angered airline union leaders when it announced more than 1,500 employees would be laid off by the end of the year. These leaders will join AA employees and area voters at the airport to discuss the outsourcing of security-conscious jobs.
Regalado: Furloughs May Fill $23 Million Budget GapMiami Mayor Tomas Regalado has bad news for city workers: the only way he may be able to fill a $23 million budget gap is by forcing them to take unpaid furlough days, according to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.
Miami Herald Announces More Job Cuts, FurloughsThe Miami Herald Media Company has announced yet another round of job cuts at its Miami newspapers.
Miami Mayor Seeks To Furlough Workers For Nearly 22 DaysMiami Mayor Tomas Regalado unveiled his 2012 budget that has to fill a $54 million deficit. In order to fill the hole, Regalado proposed to furlough the city’s work force for more than a month, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Broward Schools Announces Administrator FurloughsOne day after sending out pink slips to hundreds of teachers; Broward County Superintendent Jim Notter announced that school administrators are also going to be forced to take a number of furlough days.
Local Communities Biggest Losers In NFL LockoutEarly Saturday morning, the NFL announced the first work stoppage in the sport since 1987 when the players went on strike. But the lockout could have long lasting impacts on South Florid and other communities.