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The government shutdown is disrupting retirement plans for some federal employees

The partial government shutdown is affecting some federal workers who had planned to retire. Some can't get to their TSP money......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 12th, 2019

The government shutdown is disrupting retirement plans for some federal employees

The partial government shutdown is affecting some federal workers who had planned to retire. Some can't get to their TSP money......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 12th, 2019

The government shutdown is disrupting retirement plans for some federal employees

The partial government shutdown is affecting some federal workers who had planned to retire. Some can't get to their TSP money......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 12th, 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

Cancellations, delays could begin piling up: airlines

Major U.S. airlines, including Queens-based JetBlue, warned yesterday that the partial federal government shutdown could start to seriously disrupt air travel. []  Plus: Two Senate plans to end the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 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

The government shutdown is forcing employees to ration and fundraise for medication, or put their health at risk

Natalie Behring/Getty Images Approximately 800,000 federal employees are working without pay during.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 23rd, 2019

Shutdown Woes Deepen As 800,000 Federal Workers To Miss Second Paycheck; IRS Employees Bail

With negotiations behind the partial government shutdown showing no signs of a breakthrough, an estimated 800,000 government employees ar.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 23rd, 2019

D.C. takes steps to protect federal workers from eviction, foreclosure as shutdown rolls on

The partial federal government shutdown is now in its 32nd day, and some 800,000 federal employees are three days from missing a second paycheck. In response, the D.C. Council adopted emergency legislation Tuesday to temporarily shield federal workers.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2019

This couple started their own biz after the 2013 shutdown. Here"s how they"re doing.

The partial federal government shutdown is 31 days old. Roughly 800,000 federal employees are four days from a second missed paycheck. In every aspect, this furlough dwarfs the 17-day shutdown of 2013. But even five years ago, federal employees R.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 22nd, 2019

Maryland small businesses feel the burn as federal shutdown rolls on

The longest U.S. government shutdown is impacting businesses and employees beyond the federal sphere. Smaller private companies that do business with government agencies, or rely on their services are beginning to feel the pressure. The government ha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2019

Federal employees will have to repay any jobless benefits

Government workers furloughed during the shutdown who turn to unemployment benefits to make ends meet will need to repay that money when they receive back pay for the time they were on unpaid leave......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2019

Capitol Report: Hard-up federal workers seek jobless benefits, dip into retirement funds to pay bills as shutdown drags on

Thousands of federal workers who’ve gone unpaid during the 27-day-old partial government shutdown are applying for jobless benefits and dipping into their retirement accounts to ease the financial pain — and the numbers are growing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2019