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— as in: furloughed to reduce costs
If a budget is not approved, non-essential Federal employees will be
unpaid time during which an employee is ordered not do come to work; or the issuing of such an order
(Typically done due save money—not due to any dissatisfaction with the employee. Typically job benefits continue.)
— as in: received a hardship furlough
The prisoner received a weekend
to visit her children.
an excused vacation from military duty or prison; or the granting of such a break
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