Posts Tagged: shutdown

Resilience – Using a government shutdown to grow and improve.

Seems like most everybody is asking ‘What am I supposed to do if the government shuts down?’ Which translates into ‘Uuughph, this is going to interrupt my plans for [job execution, spring break, paying bills, financial security…. ]. One thing is sure, a government shutdown will create difficulties; and you can either struggle with theRead… Read more »

The Shutdown Startup

Hey there GovLoop Community – I’d like to introduce you to the Shutdown Startup. If the federal government shuts down, thousands of passionate public servants will be kept from their full-time jobs. But that doesn’t mean we can no longer serve. In the event of a shutdown, we’re committing to volunteer with non-profit organizations throughoutRead… Read more »

What you need to know about Unemployment (if you need it)

So… I’m hoping that none of you need to visit me at the office anytime soon – because that is not awesome. However, it’s better to face the beast prepared – so here’s what Federal Employees may want to know about filing for unemployment. BIG DISCLAIMER: Unemployment is a state program and it varies whereRead… Read more »

Weekly Round-up: February 25, 2011 (Government Shut-Down Preview Edition)

Gadi Ben-Yehuda The Government Shutdown and You(Tube): Andrea Di Maio published a peice titled “What if Government 1.0 Shut Down? Government 2.0 May Have To As Well,” a great read, as is the comment by Doug Hadden. Also, NextGov points to one difference between the last government shut-down and this year’s potential shut-down in itsRead… Read more »

Implications and Consequences of a Government Shutdown-A White Paper and Audio Seminar by Eric S. Crusius, Esq.

The federal government will run out of funds to operate on March 4, 2011. After that date, without a budget passed by Congress and signed into law by the President or another continuing resolution, much of the federal government will shut down. For government contractors, the implications and consequences of a shutdown are largely unknownRead… Read more »

Roundup: Government Shutdown Looms – What it Means to Contractors

As March 4 draws closer, the likelihood of a government shutdown increases as Republicans remain steadfast in their commitment to deep spending cuts. Their resolve was exemplified by the House passing a continuing resolution on Saturday for $61 billion in cuts for the remainder of fiscal year 2011. Senate Democrats responded yesterday with a proposalRead… Read more »

Preparations at your agencies in case of government shutdown

It sounds like predicting whether the government will shut down is about as productive as nailing Jello to a wall. Still, the Federal Continuity Directives have us thinking and planning what will happen in case of an outage or emergency. That said, the fiscal crisis is certainly a different kind of outage so I’m wonderingRead… Read more »