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furlough

noun absence, commeatus, holiday, leave, leave of absence, leisure, liberty, recess, respite, rest, sussension of work, time off, vacation
See also: absence, holiday, leave
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Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia this week will begin furloughing nearly all of its dual-status military technicians one day a week through the end of September.
Because we understand that furloughing our food safety inspectors would not be good for our consumers, the economy, the meat and poultry industry, or our workforce, we view such furloughs as the last option we would implement to achieve the necessary sequestration cut," Vilsack said in the two-page letter.
United Airlines, a US carrier, will reportedly be furloughing fewer pilots through spring than previously anticipated.
One of the hardest business decisions a company has to make is furloughing or laying-off any of its workforce," stated Fred J.
The company is giving the pilots' union, ALPA, the choice of furloughing 55 pilots or taking across-the-board pay cuts.
In an April 30 letter to Secretary Hagel, President Cox said he was "surprised and disappointed" that Hagel continues to insist that nearly all DoD civilian employees be furloughed across the board, even though some components are able to absorb the budget cuts required under sequestration without furloughing employees.