A bipartisan pair of Congressmen distributed a letter to House colleagues yesterday to build support for paying federal workers in the event of a shutdown.
Legislation has been introduced to ensure that all Department of Homeland Security employees receive retroactive pay if there is a shutdown, regardless of furlough status.
Will DHS employees get paid if the agency shuts down? OPM offers guidance on what would happen to employee pay and benefits should it happen at the end of the month.
A government shutdown does not appear likely to occur. But, as current legislation funding the government expires on December 11, and no new funding legislation has been passed, a shutdown is still possible. What will be the impact on federal pay and benefits if this should occur?
Congress has passed a measure to fund the government through December 11 and to prevent a government shutdown.
The President issued a message welcoming furloughed Federal employees back to work and OPM laid out guidance to employees and Agencies about pay, leave and benefits issues.
OPM has issued a memo instructing agencies on how to pay federal employees who were furloughed during the recent shutdown.
OPM has updated its Furlough Guidance website with new information on furloughs.
The recent government shutdown has left many federal employees feeling scared, stressed and wondering how they will pay their bills. One financial advisor has some advice that he hopes can help.
Will federal employees who are furloughed during the shutdown be paid for the time away from work?