Tag: Shutdown

Legislation Introduced to Provide Back Pay to Low-Wage Contract Workers

January 11, 2019 2:20 PM , Updated June 14, 2019 12:28 PM

Legislation has been introduced to guarantee back pay to low-wage federal contract workers impacted by the shutdown.

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Congress Passes Bill to Pay Federal Employees After Shutdown

January 11, 2019 12:48 PM , Updated January 16, 2019 3:59 PM

Legislation to guarantee back pay to federal employees has now passed both the House and the Senate.

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When Back Pay Is Not Good Enough

January 11, 2019 9:26 AM , Updated January 19, 2019 5:25 PM
When Back Pay Is Not Good Enough

The author says that even though Congress can and should guarantee back pay for federal employees, it is not enough by itself.

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Senate Passes Bill to Pay Federal Employees After Shutdown

January 10, 2019 6:39 PM , Updated January 18, 2019 8:49 AM

Legislation to guarantee back pay to federal employees has passed the Senate.

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NTEU Files Another Lawsuit Over the Shutdown

January 10, 2019 4:12 PM , Updated January 18, 2019 8:49 AM

NTEU has filed a second lawsuit over the shutdown which alleges that it is unconstitutional to require some federal employees to work without pay.

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Use-or-Lose Leave and the Partial Shutdown

January 10, 2019 2:53 PM , Updated January 18, 2019 8:49 AM
Use-or-Lose Leave and the Partial Shutdown

What will happen to “use-or-lose” leave that was lost due to the government shutdown? For most, it will be restored.

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Bill Aims to Protect Federal Employees From Foreclosures, Repossessions During Shutdown

January 10, 2019 10:45 AM , Updated January 18, 2019 8:49 AM

Recently introduced legislation would shield federal employees from creditors in the event they are unable to pay their bills during the shutdown.

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White House Issues Veto Threat on Individual Funding Bills to Reopen Some Agencies

January 9, 2019 5:11 PM

The White House said it would likely veto four individual funding bills introduced in the House without broader agreement on border security.

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Build a Wall? What Do Federal Employees Want?

January 9, 2019 1:55 PM , Updated January 15, 2019 3:30 PM

What do federal employees think of the shutdown and building a border wall? Here are the results from our survey on the subject.

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Shutdown Announcement from the TSP

January 9, 2019 12:50 PM

The TSP made an announcement regarding suspension of loan payments and the ongoing shutdown.

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