US Defence Department recalls workers

The US Defence Department is recalling thousands of staff sent home last week as part of a government shutdown.

    The US Defence Department is recalling thousands of staff sent home last week as part of a government shutdown.

    They have been forced to take unpaid leave for five days after Congress failed to agree on a budget.

    But the Defence Secretary has used a law passed this week that allows most of his staff back to work.

    Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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