Friday, June 21, 2013

Navy to Eliminate Approximately 750 Civilian Positions

According to an article in The Stars and Stripes, the US Navy plans to cut 745 civilian jobs due to budget cuts. The Navy could face as much as a $14 billion funding shortfall next fiscal year unless Congress removes automatic budget caps.

The cuts will affect bases in 20 states, the District of Columbia and Guam, as well as Italy, Greece and Cuba.

The exact nature of these cuts is unclear. Some employees may be offered an incentive package or early retirement, while some may be moved to vacant positions not scheduled for elimination.

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