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Federal workers talk financial concerns

Federal employees share their strategies for dealing with time off and financial uncertainty during the shutdown.

Will contractors receive back pay for the government shutdown?

Government contractors will not be paid for furlough time during the shutdown, unlike federal employees under a House bill supported by the White House and many Senate lawmakers.

  • Josh Hicks and Marjorie Censer
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  • Oct 8, 2013
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Federal workers to rally against shutdown on Capitol Hill

Members of the American Federation of Government Employees and the National Treasury Employees Union will take part in the demonstration on Friday.

Shutdown casts doubt on release of monthly jobs report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics had scheduled the release for Friday, but the agency is down to just three employees.

Day One of the government shutdown: Now what?

What can federal workers and the rest of the nation expect now that the shutdown is in effect?

Feds make their pitches for ‘essential’ and ‘nonessential’

Readers from the federal workforce answered a survey asking why they are "essential" or "nonessential" during a shutdown.

What happens with congressional employees if the government shuts down?

The House Administration Committee released shutdown guidance on Tuesday.

Lawmakers to seek answers on security screening in wake of Navy Yard shooting

The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs has said it will hold a hearing to examine the issue at a date yet to be determined.

CBO: Federal debt could match GDP in 25 years

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released that estimate as part of its long-term budget outlook for the federal government.

FBI hinting at 10-day shutdown if sequester continues

FBI officials have indicated the agency is considering a plan to furlough nearly all employees on the same dates.

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