Labor & Economic News Blog

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Reliance on federal pay

The government shutdown jeopardizes the paychecks of more than 800,000 federal workers who were sent home. The federal government has almost 2 million employees. Civilians who remain on the job will be entitled to their salaries, but might not be paid on time. President Obama has signed a bill that ensures that certain members of the U.S. military and U.S. Coast Guard will be paid during the shutdown.
Here's how the government shutdown affects federal workers. GRAPHIC: Darla Cameron - The Washington Post.

Reliance on federal pay

GRAPHIC | The top 100 metro areas with government and military workers.


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