The Federal Eye: Army

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Army cautions about outside employment during furloughs

Obtaining or even seeking outside employment while furloughed could trigger ethical considerations, guidance says.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:01 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  army civilians, federal employees, furloughs, outside employment

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Army would allow few exceptions to furloughs

The Army plans to allow only narrow exceptions to furloughs of its civilian employees and would not put them on overtime nor shift work to contractors to make up for the lost work time.

By Eric Yoder  |  04:16 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Army, civilian employees, furloughs, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Army clarifies exceptions to hiring freeze

Job changes by current employees and hiring under placement programs still are allowed in some circumstances.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Army, federal employees, hiring freeze, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Army hiring freeze has few soft spots

The Army's general freeze on civilian hiring leaves no exceptions even for wounded veterans.

By Eric Yoder  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Army, federal employees, hiring freeze

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Few Army employees would escape furloughs

The Army is allowing only limited exceptions to its hiring freeze now underway, while few current employees would escape unpaid furloughs if sequestration hits.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:26 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Army, federal employees, furloughs, sequester, sequestration