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Many more names will be added to suit seeking back pay.
Keep in mind that Congress has always approved back pay for federal workers furloughed during shutdowns.
Contract employees seek $15 an hour and a union.
Forcing federal employees not to work took billions of dollars out of the economy.
As a shutdown looms, some in Congress are proactively trying to protect workers.
Department is restricting the opportunity to partially retire while working part-time to certain workers for now.
Bill would prevent future legislative bodies from receiving salaries during a government closure.
House and Senate bills are at odds over scrapping policy that would lower lodging and meal rates for long-term government travelers at Defense.
Supporters call bill a win for agencies, applicants and taxpayers.