The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued guidance via answers to some Frequently Asked Questions regarding work furloughs. The FAQs can be found here. I’ve previously written on employer use of furloughs. You can read that post here.
Richard Tuschman at the Florida Employment and Immigration Law Blog also has a good post on furloughs that explains some of the potential legal pitfalls furloughs can cause. You can find his post here.