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Fiscal Cliff Q&A: How cuts have hit, and may hit, federal workers

A look at what's been happening with federal benefits and the potential changes as Washington tries to steer around the fiscal cliff.

Federal worker Q&A guide to the fiscal cliff: Ten answers on jobs, cuts and more

Federal employees have a major stake in the debate over whether, and how, the government should back away from the fiscal cliff and potential for automatic “sequestration” cuts to programs starting in January.