A short-term agreement will re-open the government until February 15th. Back pay will occur quickly for federal employees according to President Trump.
The IRS is recalling additional employees back to work to process tax returns. The union agreement may provide a basis for not returning to work until the shutdown ends.
OPM is reminding agencies to be as accommodating as possible to the needs of excepted employees working during the ongoing partial government shutdown.
The author provides several examples of why he says the longest government shutdown in history is shameful.
PayPal is offering an interest-free cash advance to federal employees of $500. The announcement is based on a false assumption about federal pay.
Another bill has been introduced to allow federal employees to access the TSP without penalty during the shutdown.
Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) has announced a bill to pay excepted federal employees as part of a plan he is proposing to reopen the government.
OPM has provided answers to some frequently asked questions regarding benefits and time off during the ongoing partial government shutdown.