Federal agencies have gotten very good at making a broken system work — perhaps too good.
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Lawmakers across the aisle in the House and Senate introduced two bills each to address the issue of health coverage during government shutdowns.
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.
Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop partnered today to talk about how to stay resilient during the shutdown. Miguel Aviles, Chair of the YGL Advisory Panel, and Michelle Rosa, the YGL National Leadership Team Officer, shared the impact of the shutdown on their lives as federal employees.
A week ago, we debunked common misconceptions about being a federal government worker during the shutdown. That article has been shared on Facebook 34,000 times. It’s clear that a lot of people are anxious to understand what the shutdown means. Here are five more misconceptions about being a federal government worker during the shutdown.
I reached out to Eric Selk, Executive Director at Hope Now, a non-profit alliance among counselors, mortgage companies, investors, regulators, and other mortgage market participants, to gather some tips for federal employees affected by the partial shutdown who might miss a mortgage payment due to not receiving a paycheck.
The partial government shutdown caused the early disbursement of food stamp payments amid concerns about funding shortages.
A recent Pew Research Center report shows that many Americans think the U.S. is prepared to handle a cyberattack, but recent federal reports show there’s work to be done.
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.