Fair Labor Standards Act

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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What the latest court decision means for employees seeking 2018 shutdown pay

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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)

With judge’s recent decision, employees can pursue long fight for 2018 shutdown pay

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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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Excepted employees want lasting legislation protecting pay during shutdown

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