ARS Colleagues: Updated Furlough Notices & Shutdown Resources

Attention ARS Employees: Effective January 21, the current furlough notices will expire.  Updated notices have been uploaded to the USDA Be Prepared Website: https://www.dm.usda.gov/beprepared/attachments/Non-Excepted-Employee-Notification.pdf

Additional shutdown resources including FAQs regarding benefits, unemployment information, guidance on outside employment, EPP password resets, and other documents are available at:https://www.dm.usda.gov/beprepared/index.php