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The government reportedly paid 32 federal employees during the shutdown by accident, then told them not to spend it

Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images The government accidentally paid 32 federal employees from the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2019

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

Day 21: 8 Things to Know About the U.S. Government Shutdown

Will federal employees eventually get paid? The impasse over President Donald Trump's .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 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

No IPOs, Small Business Loans, or New Craft Beer: How the Government Shutdown Is Hurting Business

For the sake of the economy, something has to give, and soon. The partial government shutdown is having an obvious impact on federal employees--everyone needs to get paid--but it’s also having an increasing impact on businesses, with w.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 9th, 2019

Shutdown and Business, Hopeful Markets, iPhone Production: CEO Daily for January 9, 2019

Must-read business news, delivered every morning. Good morning. David Meyer here, filling in for Alan from Berlin. The partial government shutdown is having an obvious impact on federal employees--everyone needs to get paid-.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 9th, 2019

The US State Department spent $84,375 on a Bob Dylan sculpture during the government shutdown

STEPHEN MATUREN/AFP/Getty Images In the middle of what would become the longest government shutdown in US history, the State Department spent $84,375 on a sculpture by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. The sculpture, paid for with federal fu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 5th, 2019

During Shutdown, Federal Employees Considered Leaving Government Work

The government shutdown and resulting furloughs of workers touched off a wave of searches on private jobs websites, though there’s no evidence it led to an actual exodus from the federal government’s payrolls......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 2nd, 2019

Jobless Claims Jumped Last Week

The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits rose sharply last week, although claims filed by federal employees ticked down during the fourth week of a monthlong partial government shutdown......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 1st, 2019

Janitors and Cooks Are Among Furloughed Federal Contract Workers Who Will Receive No Back Pay

Their average salary is $450-$650 per week. Relief must have been extraordinary last week for 800,000 federal employees when the 35-day government shutdown ended. Not only were they returning to work, they’re receiving back pay. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 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

A Short-Term Government Shutdown Deal Reportedly Reached

President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak in the Rose Garden Friday about what several outlets are reporting is a tentative deal to temporarily reopen the federal government and end, for now, the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 25th, 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

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

Belt buckles and beer: Federal shutdown hits businesses hard

From power restaurants in Washington and a belt-buckle maker in Colorado to breweries in California, businesses that count heavily on federal employees as customers are feeling the punishing effects of the government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 24th, 2019

Belt buckles and beer: Federal shutdown hits businesses hard

From power restaurants in Washington and a belt-buckle maker in Colorado to breweries in California, businesses that count heavily on federal employees as customers are feeling the punishing effects of the government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 24th, 2019

Commerce chief tells strapped federal workers to get loans

Workers affected by the government shutdown should seek loans to pay their bills and financial institutions should make credit available, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday as employees were poised to miss their second paycheck......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 24th, 2019

Commerce chief tells strapped federal workers to get loans

Workers affected by the government shutdown should seek loans to pay their bills and financial institutions should make credit available, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday as employees were poised to miss their second paycheck......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 24th, 2019

YMCA waives membership fees for government workers impacted by shutdown

The Gateway Region YMCA is waiving membership fees at its 24 branches during February for federal government employees on furlough during the shutdown. According to a release, the Y also is offering a free month of membership to nonmembers who ha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019