Update on Shutdown and FY19 Government Funding

US Capitol in the background with a sign reading, “Government Shutdown,” in the foregroundToday, the stalemate over re-opening the government continued. There were no reported meetings today with government leaders. However, President Trump has scheduled a prime-time television address for Tuesday night to discuss the situation at the border. Continue reading “Update on Shutdown and FY19 Government Funding”

NTEU Files Lawsuit to Seek Compensation for Employees Affected by Shutdown

NTEU has filed suit in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to seek compensation for employees who have worked but who have not been paid during the shutdown.

Gavel on a stack of moneyNTEU filed suit in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on January 7, 2019, alleging that the government’s failure to pay employees properly and on time during the shutdown violates the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Continue reading “NTEU Files Lawsuit to Seek Compensation for Employees Affected by Shutdown”