Some furloughs are voluntary.
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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Ohio’s largest single-site employer and the Dayton area’s largest employer of an estimated 29,600 full- and part-time military and civilian personnel.
About 10,000 civil service employees will be furloughed with no choice for six total days . Furloughs, which started in July, are scheduled to end Aug. 17.
Employees originally faced 22-day furloughs, but the Pentagon slashed the number in half, then to six.
Dayton area’s second largest employer of more than 14,000 people.
Ohio’s 12th largest employer overall.
Premier Health reintroduced at the end of May a voluntary time off program for salary employees. Eligible staff can take up to 10 days off with no pay a year in addition to their vacation benefits.
Based in Hamilton County and employs about 8,600 people in the Cincinnati-Dayton corridor.
The General Electric Co. is Ohio’s largest manufacturing employer.
GE offers a “Voluntary Vacation Purchase” program. GE salaried employees can “purchase” up to five extra days in a year.