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About 30 government workers got paid by mistake Friday — but not for long

As hundreds of thousands of federal workers fretted about how they will pay bills amid the government shutdown, the missed paychecks turned out to be particularly cruel for nearly three dozen employees at one obscure government agency......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 12th, 2019

Shutdown Squashing Interest in Government Jobs Among Current, Potential Workers

Furloughed federal workers, including those who are working but not being paid, will miss their second paycheck Friday. Missing pay is driving up job searches among furloughed workers and driving........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 25th, 2019

Some federal workers received their first $0 paycheck Friday because of the government shutdown but there is some good news

Carlos Barria/Reuters Friday was payday for federal workers. But 800,000 workers received $0 because of the the government shutdown. These workers will not be paid for the duration of the shutdown, but Congress passed a bill to give the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2019

Today should be payday for hundreds of thousands of government workers. But the shutdown means they're not getting paid

Federal employees were supposed to be paid on Friday, but checks are on hold for thousands of workers because of the ongoing gover.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 11th, 2019

Today should be payday for thousands of government workers. But the shutdown means they're not getting paid

Federal employees were supposed to be paid on Friday, but checks are on hold for thousands of workers because of the ongoing gover.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 11th, 2019

Paychecks for thousands of federal workers on hold as government shutdown nears fourth week

Federal employees were supposed to be paid on Friday, but checks are on hold for thousands of workers because of the ongoing gover.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 11th, 2019

Shutdown cost economy $11 billion, but long-term effects likely minimal

WASHINGTON – The five-week government shutdown that ended Friday shaved as much as $11 billion off the real gross domestic product while it lasted, according to a report released Monday by the Congressional Budget Office. Much of that lost acti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Federal workers head back to work, should get back pay by Friday

By the end of the week, hundreds of thousands of federal employees heading back to work should receive pay they missed during the government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 27th, 2019

U.S. economy lost at least $6 billion to government shutdown: S&P

The U.S. economy lost at least $6 billion during the partial shutdown of the federal government due to lost productivity from furloughed workers and economic activity lost to outside business, S&P Global Ratings said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 25th, 2019

Skilled federal workers face a critical shutdown choice: Stay or quit?

New job-search data show that federal employees are seeking higher-paying private sector jobs. Some see the potential brain-drain as having long-term effects on the government......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 25th, 2019

Is Government Shutdown Giving Air Traffic Controllers the Flu?

Air traffic into La Guardia and Newark airports is experiencing long delays Friday morning as the ranks of air traffic controllers still working without pay appear to be getting smaller......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 25th, 2019

PayPal To Provide $25M Of Interest-Free Cash Advances To Unpaid Federal Workers

PayPal is joining a long list of banks offering interest-free loans to unpaid federal workers affected by the partial government shutdown - providing cash advances of up to $500 per employee until they hit $25 million.  "Star.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 18th, 2019

Trump Orders 46,000 Furloughed Federal Workers To Return To Work

As the partial government shutdown enters its 26th day, President Trump has ordered thousands of furloughed government workers to return to work - knowing that they will not be paid until after the shutdown ends - to res.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 16th, 2019

Here"s how much members of Congress get paid, even during a shutdown

The record-setting partial U.S. government shutdown, which began in December of 2018, continues to drag on but, though hundreds of thousands of federal workers aren't getting paid, members of Congress still are......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2019

TSA Walkout at 10 Biggest Airports Would Ground a Third of All Flights

More and more of TSA workers have decided not to show up at work because they are not being paid due to the partial government shutdown. That has started to snarl the passenger lines at some of........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 15th, 2019

NewsWatch: Why was the U.S. Postal Service at CES?

As the U.S. government shutdown was about to become the longest on the record and many employees missed their paychecks Friday, U.S. Postal Service workers were roaming around a Las Vegas convention center hocking a smart mailbox......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2019

Why was the U.S. Postal Service at CES?

As the U.S. government shutdown was about to become the longest on the record and many employees missed their paychecks Friday, U.S. Postal Service workers were roaming around a Las Vegas convention center hocking a smart mailbox......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

Trump Vows Changes to H1-B Visa Program For Skilled Immigrants

President's visa tweet sidesteps talk of 21-day government shutdown stalemate. President Donald Trump said Friday he wants to improve the visa process for skilled foreign workers legally in the country. The announcement via Twitter comes as Tru.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2019

Shutdown could cost the economy $13 billion a month

The impact will spread far beyond the government workers who aren't getting paid......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2019

Shutdown could cost the economy $13 billion a month

The impact will spread far beyond the government workers who aren't getting paid......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2019

Shutdown could cost U.S. economy $13 billion a month

The impact will spread far beyond the government workers who aren't getting paid......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2019