But the forced spending cuts, known as the sequestration, are also affecting FAA staff. Most of the agency's 47,000 workers, including its 14,700 controllers, have been told to expect one or two furlough days every two-week pay period. The FAA also has proposed eliminating overnight shifts at some towers.
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Published On: Mar 06 2013 05:54:27 PM EST Updated On: Mar 07 2013 06:04:53 AM EST
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