Tag: Shutdown

AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

December 31, 2018 6:24 PM , Updated January 8, 2019 8:37 AM
AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

AFGE has sued the federal government over the partial shutdown for requiring some federal employees to work without pay.

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Biggest Events for Feds in 2018

December 31, 2018 12:15 PM , Updated January 8, 2019 8:37 AM
Biggest Events for Feds in 2018

What were the most significant events for federal employees in 2018? Here is a summary.

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OPM Says It ‘Inadvertently’ Posted Sample Letters Suggesting Feds Barter with Landlords

December 30, 2018 2:26 PM

OPM is walking back portions of sample letters it posted last week with tips for federal employees on dealing with creditors after a public outcry.

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NTEU Asks for Support for Federal Workforce in Shutdown

December 28, 2018 11:42 AM , Updated January 3, 2019 3:19 PM

NTEU sent a letter to government leaders asking for financial support for federal employees amidst the partial government shutdown.

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OPM Provides Sample Letters Federal Employees Can Send to Creditors During Shutdown

December 28, 2018 9:59 AM , Updated January 3, 2019 3:19 PM
OPM Provides Sample Letters Federal Employees Can Send to Creditors During Shutdown

OPM has provided federal employees sample letters they can send to creditors if they are struggling with debt payments during the shutdown.

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Shutdown Winners and Losers

December 27, 2018 1:48 PM , Updated January 3, 2019 3:19 PM
Shutdown Winners and Losers

The author analyzes who wins and who loses during the ongoing partial government shutdown.

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Shutdown Will Cancel Some Federal Employees’ Planned Vacations

December 27, 2018 11:47 AM , Updated January 3, 2019 3:19 PM
Shutdown Will Cancel Some Federal Employees’ Planned Vacations

A regulation on leave says that some federal employees will have their vacations cancelled because of the partial shutdown.

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Trump Says Many Federal Employees Want Border Security

December 27, 2018 9:25 AM , Updated January 8, 2019 10:20 AM

President Trump said that many federal employees support his effort to build a border wall, but some unions disagree. Where do you stand?

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OPM Reassures Federal Employees About FEHB Benefits Amidst Shutdown

December 26, 2018 12:58 PM , Updated January 2, 2019 10:48 AM
OPM Reassures Federal Employees About FEHB Benefits Amidst Shutdown

OPM is assuring federal employees who made changes to their FEHB benefits that they will not be impacted by the partial government shutdown.

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Bill Would Close Congressional Gym, Dining Room During Shutdown

December 24, 2018 3:58 PM , Updated December 31, 2018 12:14 PM

A new bill would close the Congressional gym and dining room during the shutdown but guarantee pay for the employees working there.

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