Tag: Shutdown

U.S. Asks to Toss Case Over Work During Shutdown

on December 6, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The government has asked a federal court to dismiss a suit against its policies of keeping some federal employees at work without pay when an agency has no authority to spend money.

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No Government Shutdown, For Now

on November 21, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

President Trump has signed a temporary spending bill to fund federal agencies until December 20, averting a possible government shutdown after it cleared the Senate late Thursday.

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Another Bill Attempts to Protect Credit of Federal Employees During Shutdowns

By on November 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Another Bill Attempts to Protect Credit of Federal Employees During Shutdowns

A second bill has been introduced that claims it will help protect the credit of federal employees in the event of a shutdown.

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Congress Strikes Stopgap Funding Deal

on November 18, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

House and Senate leaders secured a deal on Monday afternoon that would extend government funding for four more weeks and sidestep a debilitating governmentwide shutdown.

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Democrats Renew Push For Contractor Back Pay From Government Shutdown

on October 30, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Democratic senators are pushing their colleagues to support an amendment that would provide back pay for low-wage government contractors who went without pay during the record 35-day shutdown earlier this year.

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Trump Signs Bill to Avoid Another Shutdown

on September 29, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending bill Friday to avoid another government shutdown.

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CBO Weighs in on the Ensuring FEHBP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

By on September 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Weighs in on the Ensuring FEHBP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

The CBO has offered a cost analysis of a bill designed to protect federal employees’ health insurance benefits during government shutdowns.

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Legislation Introduced to Protect Credit of Federal Employees Impacted by Shutdowns

By on September 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Protect Credit of Federal Employees Impacted by Shutdowns

New legislation aims to protect the credit reports of federal employees impacted by government shutdowns.

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How Much Do Government Shutdowns Cost?

By on September 18, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
How Much Do Government Shutdowns Cost?

A new Senate report attempts to compile the total costs of recent partial government shutdowns.

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Shutdown Averted? Not So Fast…

By on August 1, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Shutdown Averted? Not So Fast…

You may think the recent budget agreement means a shutdown is off the table, but the author says federal employees should still be cautious.

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