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How many furlough days did feds actually take?

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 08/28/2013 @ 10:32 pm In Money,Politics,U.S. | No Comments

(Federal News Radio) A great hue and cry occurred in March when agencies suddenly realized the long- dreaded sequester was actually going to happen.

As agency heads struggled to find ways to offset billions of dollars in unexpected, automatic budget cuts, the threat of furloughs — temporary unpaid leave — became a reality for many federal workers.

The graph below compares the number of furlough days originally prescribed by agencies to the number actually taken by employees.

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