Federal employees cannot sue the USA for the profits they allegedly lost when a 34-day government shutdown forced agencies to temporarily suspend employer contributions to their retirement savings accounts, an appellate court held Monday.
Senate passes $1.5 trillion FY 2022 government funding bill averting agency shutdowns ahead of the midnight Friday deadline when existing U.S. government funds expire.
The Senate on Thursday passed a bill to avert a government shutdown ahead of a Friday night deadline.
The House on Tuesday passed a funding bill that would prevent a government shutdown later this month, sending the measure to the Senate.
Republicans in Congress are seeking support against any budget bill with funding for vaccine mandates. The result could be a government shutdown.
A stopgap spending bill has been signed into law to fund the federal government through February 18 and avoid a partial government shutdown.
Conservatives on both sides of the Capitol are privately plotting to force a government shutdown Friday in an effort to defund the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate.
The possibility of another government shutdown again looms for federal employees. What does this mean for their pay and benefits?
Legislation has been reintroduced to eliminate government shutdowns, something which the bill’s sponsor warns could happen again soon.