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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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The court did not give weight to the prosecution's argument that a furlough would be a 'special privilege that is not accorded to an ordinary prisoner and [would] unduly create an impression to the public that accused Revilla.
If furloughs have a negative effect on the OCB of employees, the organization could suffer lower morale and productivity because employees have lowered their contribution to a larger social and psychological atmosphere within the organization.
When Fariba Kamalabadi's five-day furlough ended, the family asked the Tehran prosecutor for an extension, but his rep resentative refused and said the reason was the meeting between Fariba and her former cellmate," Faezeh Hashemi, the daughter of former President Ali-Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani, the source told ICHRI.
The granting of the furloughs was in line with Mrs.
Dutt was granted 14- day furlough and was released out of Pune's Yerwada jail on last Wednesday.
Salaries weren't saved in the furloughs, unlike for the private-sector connotation of the word.
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT: Fewer than 18,000 of the department's 114,486 employees would be furloughed, and if the furlough is prolonged, some of those could be brought back to work.
But, because these are furloughs, and not layoffs, so that income will return in October.
DOD employees were originally facing 22 days of furloughs, but Congress gave the department some spending flexibility in April that (http://www.
While the policy for this equipment is immediate restoral, due to sequestration and furloughs, it was changed to next-day restoral.
Under federal law, slaughterhouses and meat processing plants cannot operate without meat inspectors, so a one-day-per-week furlough of the inspectors would have resulted in the one-day-per-week closure of all federally inspected meat facilities.
Community, which won't have furloughs, now encompasses only the editorial, advertising, marketing and business functions.