Labor & Economic News Blog
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Federal employees face crucial questions in Obama's second termFederal employees face crucial questions in Obama's second term
Obama begins his second term with fed workplace accomplishments, but crucial questions remain. Obama’s civilian staff of more than 2 million certainly faces “an uncertain future” in the very near future as discussions during the next two months on raising the nation’s borrowing limit, deficit reduction and the budget could have a direct effect on their pocketbooks and workplaces. Unpaid furloughs are a real possibility, and the potential for layoffs has workers worried.
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