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    How long? I know CSC are doing 3 weeks contractor furlough, escaped them just in time. Current lot aren't.

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    Yes, I got told I was having a furlough yesterday and the news was delivered with a "They are calling it a furlough and I have never heard it being called that before". Neither have I.

    Must have been an article in some industry wide HR magazine "Furlough your contractors over Christmas before it's too late".

    They are pushing for 3 weeks in here but they can't lose me for that long and managers have pushed back to 2 weeks for me, only lose 4 days and I have a mini project that I can get done now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crumlin View Post
    How long? I know CSC are doing 3 weeks contractor furlough, escaped them just in time. Current lot aren't.
    Only 2 weeks, just annoyed that they tell me now when I could have arranged a holiday or something had I known.

    They've forced this on the project guys and included me when I'm one of only 3 people offering out of hours support over the Christmas period, I don't think they realise yet.
    Science isn't about why, it's about why not. You ask: why is so much of our science dangerous? I say: why not marry safe science if you love it so much. In fact, why not invent a special safety door that won't hit you in the butt on the way out, because you are fired. - Cave Johnson

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    Furlough started.

    Actually I am pretty happy about it now, staggering to the finish line there.

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    Sounds like an Irish town

    Another Americanism creeping in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BA to the Stars View Post

    Another Americanism creeping in.
    No point in going postal about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by minestrone View Post
    No point in going postal about it.
    Glad we could touch base on it (oh no I think I can see where this may end up going)

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    'Town Hall' rips my knickers.

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    well if they are going to use military terms then its Fubar'ed.
    "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

    I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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