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COMMENTARY: Trump, Furloughs & Federal Sector Labor Unions

NNPA NEWSWIRE — We have been through shutdowns before. They are not fun, particularly for federal workers and federal contract employees. While federal workers eventually get paid, when it comes to contract employees, there is no guarantee that they will see a dime. […read more]