Federal workers are wondering how they will pay their rent next month while senior Trump administration personnel are set to receive $10,000 raises. The Washington Post reports: “While many federal workers go without pay and the government is partially shut down, hundreds of senior Trump political appointees are poised to receive annual raises of about…

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Federal employees, through their union, have sued the government for lack of pay. CNN reports: “A federal employee labor union is suing the US government for requiring “essential” employees to work without pay during the partial government shutdown. The American Federation of Government Employees alleged Monday that the government is violating the Fair Labor Standards…

A federal agency’s arguably insensitive advice to furloughed workers highlights the bleak situation that many of the employees face. CBS affiliate, WINK, reports: “The agency that oversees federal workers has some advice for the 800,000 furloughed workers who are entering a seventh day without pay: Try bartering for your rent payment. The Office of Personnel…