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Thousands face 20% less pay

Four-day weeks will be imposed on 14,000 workers in Hawaii

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 23, 2013

~~<p>More than 14,000 civilian defense workers in Hawaii are about to see a 20 percent cut in pay as the budget cuts that Congress never wanted &mdash; sequestration &mdash; arrive in the form of furloughs.</p>
<p>Notices are going out imposing one furlough day a week starting the week of July 8 to help meet $80 billion in across-the-board government spending cuts this fiscal year, which runs through September.</p>
~~

More than 14,000 civilian defense workers in Hawaii are about to see a 20 percent cut in pay as the budget cuts that Congress never wanted — sequestration — arrive in the form of furloughs.

Notices are going out imposing one furlough day a week starting the week of July 8 to help meet $80 billion in across-the-board government spending cuts this fiscal year, which runs through September. Login for more...



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