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In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo, Mark Robbins, the last remaining member of the Merit Systems Protection Board, looks through stacks of legal cases piled up on his desk in Washington office. Robbins reads through federal workplace disputes, analyzes the cases, marks them with notes and logs his legal opinions. He then passes them along to nobody. He’s the only member of a three-member board that legally can’t operate until the president and Congress give him at least one colleague. (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)

What it’s like to work during a partial government shutdown alone. Literally.

The partial government shutdown has ceased nearly all operations at the Merit Systems Protection Board.

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Furlough appeals continue to stretch MSPB ‘beyond capacity’

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