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Here’s how many feds would stay on the job – both with and without pay – during an upcoming shutdown

65% of the overall civilian workforce would keep working though a shutdown, but hundreds of thousands would receive no pay, according to agency shutdown plans.

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This Saturday, April 9, 2016 photo shows the icons for Microsoft's Skype and Facebook's Messenger apps on a smartphone in New York. In coming months, people who use Messenger, Skype and Canada's Kik for online chats can expect to see all kinds of businesses offering information and other services with the help of messaging

Agencies can virtually onboard new employees during coronavirus pandemic

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE- In this Dec. 27, 2018, file photo the Capitol Dome is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington during a partial government shutdown. On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Ahead of Dec. 20 threat, judge considers whether NTEU shutdown case should continue

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Government Employee Fair Treatment Act isn’t so fair to excepted employees

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Watchdog finds IRS ‘underfunded, understaffed and at the mercy of shutdowns’

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