Furlough days

Preckwinkle: Only Half Of County Employees Took Furlough DaysCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says only about half of the county’s workers took unpaid furlough days agreed to by their unions this year.
Emanuel Doing Away With Furlough Days For City WorkersOne of the first major challenges facing Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a Thursday night deadline, when furloughs negotiated between former Mayor Richard M. Daley and labor leaders expire.
Some State Lawmakers Argue Against Unpaid Furlough DaysIllinois lawmakers believe in shared sacrifice in these difficult financial times – most of them, anyway.
Inspector General Questions Savings From Furlough DaysThe city’s Budget director is taking issue with an Inspector General’s report accusing the Daley Administration of overstating how much it is saving through employees' unpaid furlough days.