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Leaving a job while furloughed/locked out

With the mass furlough of hundreds of thousands of U.S. government workers (and probably an equal number or more of contractor employees), I'd think at least some of these folks may use the time off ...
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Are there repercussions to opting to be furloughed?

I'm a newish employee (4 months on the job), and for some reason, my job description falls in the category of "essential services", although in real terms, it isn't. There are several others like me ...
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Vacation turning into furlough

The company I work for has a habit of shutting down around the holidays, usually a week for Thanksgiving and a week for Christmas in order to save a little money and give their staff a little time off....
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Back pay for furlough deductions

My current employer has instituted 5 furlough days for this year (2016). Rather than choosing to not pay employees on the scheduled outage days, they have are deducting a small amount from every ...