These Agencies Have the Most Feds Returning From Furlough

By Chanin Knight and Eric Katz

October 16, 2013

Over the course of the 16-day government shutdown, roughly 900,000 federal employees were forced to take time off.

After the first week, some -- mostly Defense Department employees -- were brought back to work. With Congress finally agreeing on a deal to reopen all of government, the remaining 500,000-plus employees still at home will return.

In addition to the Pentagon, the Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security departments won't face a huge adjustment when all its employees return.  Which of the medium and large agencies face the most dramatic reopenings? Below is a list of where the largest percentages of workers will be returning from furloughs:


By Chanin Knight and Eric Katz

October 16, 2013

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