Despite last winter’s record 35-day partial shutdown, many of the governmentwide survey’s results improved or remained steady from previous years.
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The FEVS results portray the breadth of disruption wrought by a record 35-day budgetary impasse that stranded one-quarter of federal agencies without funding.
Federal agencies have gotten very good at making a broken system work — perhaps too good.
A Research Analyst at Clever Real Estate surveyed 500 federal workers on the impact of the government shutdown and wrote a report on the findings.
Morale, hiring and recruitment all took a hit. Employees are still working to restore a sense of normalcy while wading through a 35-day backlog of work.
Agencies have learned how to ‘do more with less’ — or, in many instances, ‘do too much with nothing,’ all too well. That has demonstrated itself with decades of continuing resolutions… and shutdowns.
GoFundMe and Deepak Chopra partnered to raise money for federal employees directly impacted by the shutdown through the Government Shutdown Direct Relief Fund.
GovLoop spoke with three federal employees who went through the 2013 federal shutdown. We drew on their experiences to create tips for heading back to work.
Some payroll and shared service centers said that employees affected by the shutdown can expect retroactive pay no later than Jan. 31.
Roughly a quarter of the federal government had been shut down for nearly five weeks before Friday’s announcement of a breakthrough.