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Court Awards Back Pay to Federal Employees Over 2013 Government Shutdown

By on February 17, 2017 in Court Cases, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Court Awards Back Pay to Federal Employees Over 2013 Government Shutdown

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has just handed down a payday bonanza for federal employees who signed up for the class action case demanding redress for lost pay during the 2013 government shutdown.

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Government Shutdown Averted as Senate Dems Relent

By on December 9, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Government Shutdown Averted as Senate Dems Relent

An attempt by some Senate Democrats to block a continuing resolution will apparently not lead to a government shutdown.

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Obama Signs Short-Term Bill To Fund Government Past Election

on September 29, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
President Barack Obama has signed a short-term funding bill to keep the government from shutting down at the end of the week.

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House Passes Funding Bill, Averting a Shutdown

on September 29, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The House on Wednesday approved a bill to fund the federal government through December 9, averting a costly shutdown two days ahead of the deadline.

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Senate Approves Deal to Keep Government Open

on September 28, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The Senate approved a stop-gap spending deal Wednesday to avert a government shutdown this weekend and provide $1.1 billion in long-awaited aid to combat the Zika virus.

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What Happens to Your Pay in the Event of a Shutdown?

By on September 28, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
What Happens to Your Pay in the Event of a Shutdown?

The possibility of a shutdown is again facing federal employees as the fiscal year draws to a close. What will happen to your pay if there is a partial government shutdown?

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Lawmakers Near Deal To Avoid Shutdown

on September 28, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
House and Senate leaders on Wednesday morning were putting the finishing touches on a deal to avert a government shutdown, fund the government into mid-December and leave town to focus on Election Day.

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Funding Bill Rejected as Shutdown Nears

on September 27, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a short-term funding bill for the government over the water crisis in Flint, Mich., moving Congress one step closer to a shutdown in the midst of a presidential election.

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White House Preps Agencies for Possible Government Shutdown

on September 24, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
White House Preps Agencies for Possible Government Shutdown The White House began taking steps Friday to prepare federal agencies for a possible government shutdown at the end of next week.

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What a December CR Means For Federal Workers

on September 10, 2016 in Current Events with 4 Comments
The clock is ticking on the government's operating status yet again. Congress has until the end of September to pass a slate of appropriations bills or a continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown. The good news for feds is that in a tough election season, with the White House and control of Congress on the line, there appears to be little appetite among incumbents of either party for a shutdown.

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