(Flightaware.com)

Shocker: Having Fewer Air-Traffic Controllers On The Job Results In Flight Delays

We probably don’t need to tell you, especially if you’re reading this on your phone while waiting for your flight, but when you cut the hours of the people whose job it is to control air-traffic, you’re probably going to end up with some traffic jams. [More]

(thoth1618)

FAA Warns That Upcoming Furloughs Could Affect Thousands Of Flights Per Day

With a slew of air-traffic controller furloughs set to kick in on Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration has given the airline industry the heads-up that these staffing shortages could affect upwards of 7,000 flights every day at the nation’s busiest airports. [More]

Governator Legally Furloughed The Hell Out Of California State Workers, Court Says

Governator Legally Furloughed The Hell Out Of California State Workers, Court Says

Since Skynet and Rekall couldn’t thwart Arnold Schwarzenegger, California government employees probably knew they were in for a beatdown when they sued the governor. They contended he lacked authority to force them to take 46 unpaid days off between February 2009 and June 2010. [More]

Video Professor Gives Employees Free Trial Offer Of Unpaid Furlough

Video Professor Gives Employees Free Trial Offer Of Unpaid Furlough

Have we learned all we can from Video Professor’s free training discs? (Well, free for 7 days, then $30 every month.) Or did the professor blow all his cash on legal fees in order to bully critics and attack competitors, as techdirt suggests? Either way, the company called all its employees to a meeting last week and gave them an unpaid summer vacation. [More]