Though furlough-exempt, Chuck Hagel to return portion of salary
Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — Up to 800,000 civilian defense employees face unpaid furloughs this summer, but they might take some comfort in knowing the man at the top also will take a financial hit.
In a sign of solidarity, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will voluntarily return to the U.S. Treasury the portion of his $200,000 annual salary that would be affected if he were subject to furloughs.
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:00 am.