FAA Prepares To Ground One-Third Of Staff Should U.S. Government Shutdown

By Sean Broderick
Source: Aviation Daily

Neither the Federal Highway Administration nor the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration—the next-largest DOT agencies by staff size—will lose any of their employees. However, nearly the entire 400-person Inspector General’s staff and the 530-member Federal Transit Administration, as well as more than half of the 900-strong Federal Railroad Administration would be furloughed until Congress pushes through a full or partial fiscal 2014 spending bill for the DOT.


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