Federal Employee News

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

‘Nobody Cares About Us.’ Federal Contract Workers Who Won’t Get Back Pay Feel Forgotten After Government Shutdown

‘Nobody Cares About Us.’ Federal Contract Workers Who Won’t Get Back Pay Feel Forgotten After Government Shutdown

Snippet of Article: "...She had her car repossessed. She couldn’t afford to buy her grandchildren’s favorite lunches and snacks. After missing January rent payments, Williams now worries about the possibility of eviction and is starting to pack her bags for a potential move to North Carolina, where her mother left a home behind..."

Source: www.yahoo.com

Contract Workers, Shutdown 2018, Shutdown 2019,

Sunday, January 27, 2019

President Makes Sure Feds Get Pay This Week, Now Dems Need to Protect U.S. Borders

Federal employees will get back pay this week after shutdown

Snippet of Article: "...The estimated 800,000 federal employees who have gone without paychecks during the government shutdown should almost all get their back pay by week's end..."

Source: www.usatoday.com

Shutdown 2018, Shutdown 2019, Border Wall, Border Protection,

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Hundreds of IRS employees are skipping work. That could delay tax refunds

Hundreds of IRS employees are skipping work. That could delay tax refunds

Snippet of Article: "...Many of the IRS employees who are choosing not to come to work despite getting called back are taking advantage of a provision in the union contract that allows them to miss work if they suffer a “hardship” during a shutdown, according to the labor groups. That could mean a blown car tire, an empty gas tank..."

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

Shutdown 2018, Shutdown 2019, IRS, Border Wall, Border Protection, Illegal Immigrants vs Legal Working Class,

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

NARFE Applauds President Trump for Signing Back Pay Bill for Federal Workers Furloughed Due to Shutdown

NARFE Applauds President Trump for Signing Back Pay Bill for Federal Workers Furloughed Due to Shutdown

Snippet of Article: "...NARFE applauds President Trump for signing into law the Government Employee Fair Treatment Act so that furloughed and working federal employees promptly receive back pay once the shutdown ends. While the longest shutdown in American history continues with no end in sight, this law provides some sense of certainty to hardworking federal employees struggling to survive during this political nightmare through no fault of their own..."

Source: www.narfe.org

Shutdown 2018, Shutdown 2019, Federal government shutdown news, Back Pay,

Friday, January 18, 2019

U.S. Postal Service Expands Wounded Warriors Leave

U.S. Postal Service Expands Wounded Warriors Leave

Snippet of Article: "...The USPS has decided to expand the Wounded Warrior Leave policy by providing 104 hours of Wounded Warrior Leave to veterans with a service connected disability rating of..."

Source: NPMHU

Wounded Warriors Leave

Friday, January 11, 2019

Yes, The President Can Declare A 'National Emergency' To Build A Wall

Yes, The President Can Declare A 'National Emergency' To Build A Wall

Snippet of Article: "...The president is correct Some scholars of presidential emergency powers say there is next to nothing, at least procedurally, that Capitol Hill could do to stop Trump from exercising what lawmakers of all stripes agree is his right to declare a national emergency. "Congress chose not to put any substantial — or really any — barriers on the president's ability to declare a national emergency," says Elizabeth Goitein, co-director of the Brennan Center for Justice's Liberty and National Security Program..."

Source: National Public Radio

Can the President declare a 'National Emergency to build a border protection wall? Yes,

Federal Workers Hoping President Trump Will Declare a National Emergency to End Shutdown and Fund Border Protection Wall

Congress leaves town as federal workers miss their first paycheck

Snippet of Article: "...Lawmakers are bracing for Trump to declare a national emergency after negotiations to end the shutdown fizzled..."

Source: www.politico.com

Protection of U.S. Border, Border Wall, Shutdown 2018, Shutdown 2019, national emergency, Emergency Need for Border Wall,

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Shutdown: Dems, Republican Politicians Do Not Care About The Working Class, Just Care About Illegal Immigrants

Remember this at election time.
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As Government Shutdown Goes On, Workers’ Finances Fray: ‘Nobody Signed Up for This’

Snippet of Article: "...Keller, a single mother who works for the federal Census Bureau, used to live paycheck to paycheck. Now, she is living nothing to nothing. Payday would have come this week for Ms. Keller, 42, and many of the 800,000 other federal workers across the country caught up in the partial government shutdown..."

Source: www.nytimes.com

Senate, House, Shutdown 2018, Shutdown 2019, 2020 Elections, Illegal Immigrants vs Legal Working Class, Destruction of Lower Middle-Class,

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Official U.S. Government Surplus Buying Site

Buying from the U.S. Government

Snippet of Article: "...Find out about surplus sales, collectibles, and other items available through purchase or auction..."

Source: www.usa.gov

Government Surplus, Military Surplus, Government Auctions, Government Sales,

Friday, January 4, 2019

Shutdown: Dems' Protecting Illegals While Holding Government Employee Middle Class Hostage

IRS to take taxpayer's money in a shutdown but not issue refunds, plan says

Snippet of Article: "...As budget negotiations to reopen the government have stalled over President Donald Trump's demand for funding to build a border wall, the risk is growing that tax refunds could be delayed if furloughed IRS workers don't return to work..."

Source: www.usatoday.com

IRS, Illegal Immigrants vs Legal Working Class, Shutdown 2018, Shutdown 2019, Border Wall, Protection of U.S. Border, Illegal Alien Invasion,