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Comment: Re:Total BS (Score 2) 522 522

by seanthegeek (#43047599) Attached to: How the U.S. Sequester Will Hurt Science and Tech
It gets worse. During an administrative furlough employees are not permitted to use earned paid leave, or to volunteer his or her services to his or her agency. Even Family and Medical Leave must be taken as Leave Without Pay. Any outside work is always restricted due to various federal ethics rules. Source: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/furlough-guidance/supplemental-guidance-administrative-furloughs.pdf

The perversity of nature is nowhere better demonstrated by the fact that, when exposed to the same atmosphere, bread becomes hard while crackers become soft.

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