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  • Trump Orders Thousands Back to Work Without Pay to Blunt Shutdown Disruption

    The efforts in recent days illustrate how President Donald Trump is trying to limit the impact of the partial government shutdown and shield favored industries as the funding impasse thwarts the deployment of new aircraft, stock offerings and even craft beers. The Obama administration took the opposite

  • Los Angeles teachers strike for higher pay, 640,000-student system shuts

    More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay walked off the job in the second-largest U.S. school system on Monday, union officials said, leaving hundreds of thousands of students in limbo,

  • Judge refuses to force government to pay federal employees working without pay during shutdown

    On Tuesday, a federal judge in Washington refused to force the government to pay employees who have been working without pay during the last three weeks of the government shutdown.  Labor unions had argued that unpaid work by federal employees during the shutdown violates labor laws and the US Constitution.  US District Judge Richard J. Leon said it would "create chaos and confusion" to force the government to pay workers before the shutdown is over.  A federal judge in Washington wont force...

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