The Threat of Sequestration
4:49 PM ET Few agencies followed through on warnings of forced unpaid leave.
4:11 PM ET Commissary closings will affect thousands of civilians and service members.
May 17 Grievances ask for paid time off in compensation for the days employees were on forced leave.
May 16 Hagel urged to use flexibility to protect civilian workforce.
May 16 Furloughs would 'impact safety and security' of the nation, director tells lawmakers.
May 16 Some agencies are avoiding unpaid leave altogether, while others require days of it.
May 15 Five furlough dates set, more may be added later.
May 15 Officials aim to avoid unpaid leave in 2014, but ‘can’t know the future fully.’
May 15 Appropriators warn of long-term shortfalls in airport modernization, Coast Guard training, food inspection.
May 14 ‘We’ve got to be fair,’ Defense secretary says.
May 13 DLA director will use innovative ideas to cut $10 billion over five years.
May 13 Navy seeks to exempt public shipyard workers from unpaid leave, official says.
May 10 Recently signed law will allow funds to be shifted so the towers can stay open through September
May 10 Reversing the cuts would mitigate 'adverse' impacts to safety, Democrat says.
May 9 In a roundabout way.
May 7 Carter says 'strategic transition' should include civilian workforce trim of 5 percent.
May 7 Employees at FAA could receive extra leave to compensate for unnecessary furloughs.
May 7 State Department will raise the temperatures to cut spending.
May 7 Sequestration is weighing heavily on acquisition managers, consultant says.
May 6 Some accounts were cut too low, meaning funds were automatically restored.