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Old 01-15-2019, 12:48 PM
DrDeth is offline
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Originally Posted by AskNott View Post
Those federal employees, whether staying home or working without pay, still have bills to pay. Their landlords, lenders, utilities, and so on don't want to wait until after the shutdown to get paid. Employees are having to borrow money just to make ends meet. Local food banks, already straining to meet the need, are now seeing unpaid federal workers in their help lines.
Yes, a good number of Feds are not getting paid.

Likely, they will get back pay- later.

Can you* work two months without a paycheck? Even if you think you will get paid later?

* as in any poster here.