Frequently Asked Questions - Furlough

It is possible that employees may be eligible for unemployment compensation, especially if they are on consecutive furlough days. State unemployment compensation requirements differ. Courts or employees should submit their questions to the appropriate State unemployment office to determine if an entitlement to unemployment compensation exists.

 Yes, an employee may request the use of annual leave in lieu of furlough when a court has implemented an emergency furlough in these circumstances.

Yes, an emergency furlough could be used if a court, facility or geographic region is quarantined.

A furlough is the placing of an employee in a temporary non-duty, non-pay status because of lack of work or funds, or other non-disciplinary reasons. There are two types of furloughs: