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Old 01-11-2019, 02:50 PM
spifflog is offline
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Originally Posted by dtilque View Post
In my state, they can't do that if they're still working full time, even if not being paid. Obviously whoever wrote the law on that never anticipated someone forced to work without pay. That's usually prohibited by the 13th Amendment.
But that's the point. They aren't working.

What happens if they collect unemployment, when Congress finally pays them? They will eventially get paid, even though they aren't working. Do they have to return the unemployment?