Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
US+troops+won+t+get+paid+during+shutdown+-+Pentagon
Saturday, 28 September 2013 - 8:21
US troops won t get paid during shutdown - Pentagon
9

Shares
1,094

Views

 

The US militarys nearly 1.4 million troops will stay on the job in the case of a government shutdown but they will not get paid.

 

And if Congress fails to agree on a new budget measure by the close of the fiscal year on Monday, roughly half the Defense Departments nearly 800,000 strong civilian work force would be placed on unpaid leave.

 

The war effort in Afghanistan and other high-priority missions would not be affected but most training and a range of maintenance work would be cancelled if Congress remains deadlocked.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,125 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
13,092 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
9,519 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
25,416 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
88 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
59,726 Views
Top