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Pandemic FAQ

Question
If an agency/facility/or geographic region is quarantined, may an agency furlough its employees to place the employees in a temporary non-pay, non-duty status?
Answer
Yes. The usual regular and emergency furlough provisions could apply in this situation. OPM’s Website provides extensive furlough guidance at www.opm.gov/furlough/furlough.htm.


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