Absent specific guidance on the matter, federal employees walk a tricky line in accepting furlough donations and complying with existing ethics rules.
Eric Crusius, a partner with Holland & Knight, details a proposal to ensure employees of contractors are paid following a government shutdown.
With a partial government shutdown now entering its third week nearly 400,000 furloughed federal employees remain unsure how to fill their vacant days, but are finding ways to stay busy.
The National Treasury Employees Union said excepted federal employees who have been working without pay during the partial government shutdown should be paid full wages, including overtime, and other damages.
Federal employees, contractors, spouses and lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated by the delayed pay and lost work, with many airing their grievances on social media.
Furloughed and excepted federal employees said the government shutdown is prompting them to make tough decisions about their bills, mortgage and family obligations.
House Democrats are trying many tactics to get the closed agencies re-opened. Bloomberg Government editorial director Loren Duggan offered a full rundown.
Anyone who has had a career that switches from government to industry, or vice versa, has probably lived through more than one lapse in funding.
In today’s Federal Newscast, federal courts will be able to continue operating until Jan. 18 with their limited funds during the partial government shutdown.
Although still a couple of days short of the record set in 1995-96 for the longest shutdown, the ongoing Great Wall of Mexico government shutdown is getting a lot more attention than its predecessors.
Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) write to the Treasury Department seeking answers for how the IRS will handle tax refund season.
Should you be worried about a shutdown that lasts all of 2019, and perhaps even into 2020?
New legislation from several senators would grant back pay to low-wage federal contractors during the partial government shutdown.
Small business owners are increasingly feeling the impact of the partial government shutdown that’s in its 17th day.