Roughly a quarter of the federal government had been shut down for nearly five weeks before Friday’s announcement of a breakthrough.
On Jan. 23 the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released recommendations for how agencies should carry out the bill for excepted employees.
Hundreds of protestors gathered in the Hart Senate Building to demand an end to the partial government shutdown. Some were federal workers, while others stood in solidarity as advocates.
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A lawsuit filed by NTEU takes fault with section 1342 of the Antideficiency Act, which OMB used to require federal employees to report to work without pay.
Rep. Steny Hoyer launched a website on Jan. 14 that allows the public to share their opinions about the shutdown with their elected representatives.
In ways big and small, this shutdown is disrupting public services we often take for granted involving alcohol, travel, trees and more.
The shutdown is a messy mix of political wrangling and government operations, so it’s no wonder people are confused. Here are five misconceptions about being a federal government worker during the shutdown.
Public school lunch and financial assistance initiatives in this Maryland country underscore the efforts to assist federal workers affected by the shutdown.
GovLoop spoke with three federal employees who went through the federal shutdown and asked them what they learned. Here’s who they are and what they had to say.