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Long lasting complications from the 2013, 2018 government shutdowns

Federal employment attorney Heidi Burakiewicz represents tens of thousands of employees who sued for damages after both the 2013 and 2018 shutdowns, and…

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OPM proposes new limits on back pay for federal employees, unions

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FILE - In this June 19, 2015 file photo, Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration building is seen in Washington. The FAA would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week. The regulation of seat width and legroom is part of a five-year extension of federal aviation programs agreed to early Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, by Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate committees that oversee the nation's air travel. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Is your agency as good as when you first started?

Did the recent shutdown do at least one constructive thing: Spotlight the lack of federal workers?

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Senate’s 2020 budget resolution passes without contractor back pay for future shutdowns

The Senate Budget Committee passed a 2020 budget resolution last week, but left out several proposals designed to protect the federal workforce.

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Support builds for law to increase fed job access for ex-criminals

Bipartisan support is growing for a proposed bill to remove barriers to federal employment for people with a criminal record.

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