furloughs http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Furlough Notices To Arrive This Week At Scott Air Force Base http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/furlough-notices-arrive-week-scott-air-force-base <p>Thousands of civilian workers at Scott Air Force Base in southern Illinois will soon begin receiving furlough&nbsp; notices.<br>&nbsp;<br><a href="http://tinyurl.com/c6czgkj">The Belleville News Democrat reports</a> workers will be informed that they must take one day per week of unpaid vacation between next month and September because of mandatory federal budget cuts referred to as the "sequester."<br>&nbsp;<br>The newspaper says the workers will receive the 30-day notices in the mail by the end of the week.<br>&nbsp; Wed, 20 Mar 2013 15:12:31 +0000 The Associated Press 10367 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Furlough Notices To Arrive This Week At Scott Air Force Base Police Board votes to end furloughs for civilian employees http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/police-board-votes-end-furloughs-civilian-employees <p>More good news today for a different set of city of St. Louis employees.</p><p>The St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners voted this afternoon to end the planned furloughs for the department&#39;s 557 civilian employees. The employees will also be reimbursed for the days they&#39;ve already taken.</p><p>A department spokeswoman says rank-and-file employees were expected to take five unpaid days off, with management taking 10 days.</p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 21:27:01 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 2326 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Police Board votes to end furloughs for civilian employees Slay: St. Louis furloughs postponed due to Cardinals' great postseason http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slay-st-louis-furloughs-postponed-due-cardinals-great-postseason <p><em>Updated at 4:19 p.m. to reflect debate about need for furloughs.</em></p><p>The World Series has already given St. Louis one <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/world-series-game-1-coolest-and-biggest-plays">night of memorable plays</a>, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/michelle-obama-jill-biden-attend-world-series-opener-st-louis">a visit from first lady Michelle Obama</a> and a sea of red at Busch Stadium. But, it seems, the event has catalyzed a more monetary benefit for St. Louis city workers.</p> Thu, 20 Oct 2011 20:37:02 +0000 Kelsey Proud 2296 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Slay: St. Louis furloughs postponed due to Cardinals' great postseason City delays vote on mandatory furloughs for employees http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-delays-vote-mandatory-furloughs-employees <p>Saying they could not in good conscience declare that the city of St. Louis is in a fiscal crisis when it had a <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/political-fix/article_fabb8662-b870-11e0-9a23-0019bb30f31a.html">budget surplus last year,</a> two members of the<a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/comptroller/services/board-of-estimate-and-apportionment/index.cfm"> Board of Estimate and Apportionment</a> on Wednesday forced a delay on implementing a third year of furloughs for city employees.</p> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 22:44:57 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1935 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City delays vote on mandatory furloughs for employees St. Louis firefighters respond to comptroller's furlough proposal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-firefighters-respond-comptrollers-furlough-proposal <p>St. Louis firefighters were told <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-st-louis-lay-30-firefighters">last week</a> that they&#39;d be subject to 30 layoffs. Yesterday, Comptroller Darlene Green <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/political-fix/4da01e68-53fb-11e0-88b0-00127992bc8b.html">said</a> she would push a plan to furlough firefighters instead of laying them off.</p><p>Today, as the St. Louis Post-Dispatch<a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/political-fix/article_b916445a-5488-11e0-9fa9-0017a4a78c22.html"> reports</a>, the firefighters have responded.</p><p> Tue, 22 Mar 2011 20:16:44 +0000 Kelsey Proud 783 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis firefighters respond to comptroller's furlough proposal American Airlines recalling 200 more former TWA flight attendants http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/american-airlines-recalling-200-more-former-twa-flight-attendants <p><a href="http://www.aa.com/homePage.do">American Airlines</a> is recalling 200 flight attendants who were furloughed from now-defunct TWA in 2003.</p><p>American said Friday it also agreed to hire 30 new Mandarin-speaking flight attendants to staff flights to and from Shanghai.</p> Fri, 18 Feb 2011 20:11:12 +0000 The Associated Press 565 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org American Airlines recalling 200 more former TWA flight attendants