Hagel: Pentagon lawyers hoping to minimize how many Defense workers are furloughed

by Blogburger on October 1, 2013

SEOUL – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the Pentagon is trying to reduce the number of civilian employees who are slated to be furloughed Tuesday and added that some could eventually be called back to work even if the federal government shutdown persists. Hagel said Defense Department lawyers were reviewing whether they could keep more people on the job than previously anticipated by declaring them as essential to national…

WN.com – International English News

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