Before the reopening of the government Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Heidi Burakiewicz, partner at Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, who represents many Bureau of Prison employees.
Our survey reveals a sense of resentment of the furloughed by those forced to work.
On a more cosmic level, the record-long 35 day shutdown raises lots of questions about the future of government service and civil servants. The issue is whether a lot of people quit or retire in disgust?
As Coast Guard members finally collect their back pay from the five-week shutdown the question is, how are they doing financially and emotionally?
In today’s Federal Newscast, there are many Democrats in Congress worried about VA’s new regulations expanding veterans’ access to private care.
If you don’t like financial surprises you are probably going to hate the catch-up paycheck coming your way. The money you get for shutdown-delayed wages may not be nearly as much as you expected.
In today’s Federal Newscast, President Donald Trump hints that another government shutdown is likely after funding runs out again in three weeks.
If the ongoing government “partial” shutdown has you confused, bewitched, bothered and bewildered welcome to Club FUBAR. As long as politicians who don’t have any skin in the game keep getting paid, shutdowns will continue.
The 2013 shutdown which lasted 16 days and cost the government an estimated $2.5 billion. With 34 days and counting this year’s stalemate could meet that number.
The House passed a bill Friday that would guarantee back pay to more than 800,000 federal employees who missed a paycheck Friday.