The 2.6 percent raise matches the raise given to the military last year and would override a pay freeze imposed by President Donald Trump. The measure, passed by a 259-161 vote, goes to the Senate, where its prospects are unclear.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
With the longest shutdown in U.S. history officially over, here’s a look at how the federal government will get back to regular business.
By Associated Press
The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits jumped in the first two weeks of the shutdown, topping 10,000 during the week of Jan. 5.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The White House says President Donald Trump has signed a bill that will require some 800,000 federal employees to be compensated for wages lost or work performed during the partial government shutdown.
By Associated Press
By Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press
Government workers are renting out rooms on Airbnb, driving for Uber, relying on word-of-mouth and social networks to find handyman work and looking for traditional temp gigs to help pay the bills during the longest shutdown in U.S. history.
By Rachel Wellford, Matt Loffman
In interviews with the PBS NewsHour, dozens of government workers and those around them expressed frustration with the shutdown and its impact on their daily lives.
As the shutdown enters a possible third week, it is furthering straining thousands of furloughed federal workers who have gone without pay.
By Lisa Desjardins, Matt Loffman
Politicians have argued that the current government shutdown is less disruptive than past shutdowns because just nine of 15 cabinet agencies — and approximately 15 percent of federal civilian workers — have been affected. But this still leaves some…
On day eight of the partial government shutdown, more federal workers — just 15 percent of whom work in Washington, D.C. — are notified of whether they will be furloughed or required to work without pay into the new year.
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