FAA is coming under increasing pressure to look for alternatives to its plan to implement rolling furloughs of its 47,000 workers and shutter nearly half of the nation’s air traffic control towers, with two key Republican lawmakers questioning whether the agency has explored all its options before “punishing employees and the traveling public.” FAA last week began notifying employees of plans to furlough them each up to 11 days through the remainder of the fiscal year (Sept. 30). The ...


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