A furlough is a mandatory, temporary layoff that is unpaid. In some industries, furloughs might be for consecutive days, weeks or even months. With furloughs coming to public safety, now is the time to adopt a furlough mindset to prepare for “when I am furloughed” rather than “if I am furloughed.”
Read my ideas to help you prepare for and navigate a furlough on FireRescue1. Is a furlough in your future? Plan now.