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Aww: Government Unions Stage Anti-Sequester Protests

Bill999 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 2:44 PM
I thought Wednesday was a work day. Why are all these Federal workers out of their offices and engaging in partisan political activity in violation of Civil Service rules and regulations which prohibits that partisan political activity? Can we expect some disciplinary action to be taken against these law breakers?
bigdog_137 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 6:22 PM
They can use their lunch period and annual leave. When using these periods, they can do as they please. Don't you feel stupid now?

Don't furlough me, bro:

More than three dozen federal workers picketed outside the Bolling Federal Building in Kansas City Wednesday, calling for an end to the automatic federal spending cuts known as sequestration. “Sequestration stinks,” one protest sign said. The automatic sequester cuts went into effect earlier this month. They require tens of thousands of federal workers to take unpaid furloughs, and many workers are now being notified of their furlough schedule. Most furloughs won’t take effect until April. “Federal employees are hard-working Americans just like everyone else,” said a statement from Shannon McPeek, president...