‘We Want to Work’: Federal Employees Brace for Hard Times | NYT News
‘We Want to Work’: Federal Employees Brace for Hard Times | NYT News I’M not a high-paid salary Federal bureaucrat Washington Department of Agriculture is an attorney for the Department of Commerce work for the USDA rural housing. Today was the first time in my life that I actually files for unemployment. Insurance was quite a moment. It’S just my husband and I are coming to the point to where I don’t know if I should just go ahead and apply for unemployment. If I should look her up or maybe temporary work, we’re going to need another income pretty soon the prospects for no reason at all and we have to find another permanent job – is very frustrating processed for my replacement. I was due to retire from the government on December 30th. My husband is working with very stressed about our bills and how we’re going to manage them. If I have diabetes, divert some of medications are getting low and it’s going to start hurting everyone pretty soon. So please stop and put your petty differences to the side and openness back up if it what the world do with the world later, but open its back back up, we want to work. As the government shutdown drags on, 800,000 federal workers and their families are preparing to miss a paycheck. The Times reached out to some of them to hear their stories.
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