The agency is working with lawmakers on bills to remove penalties from transactions during lapses in appropriations.
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New guidance details what you need to know about retroactive paychecks, getting back to work and leave accrual.
Shutdown Roundup: NTSB Isn't Investigating Accidents, Warren Warns of Decreased Financial Investigations and More
A safety board spokeswoman said the shutdown is affecting the agency's work.
"It’s already started," one official says. "I can only see it getting worse."
The government’s debt to furloughed workers has already surpassed the payroll costs related to the 2013 shutdown.
The key is asking clear and direct questions.
Shutdown Roundup: Aviation Unions Warn of System Break, Feds' Government Credit Card Problems and More
Air travel union chiefs wrote a letter saying that their members "are being asked to work without pay and in an air safety environment that is deteriorating by the day."
As the government shutdown drags on, workers’ hardship grows—and soon could become a political break point.
New guidance comes just days after OPM warned of “consequences” for “AWOL” employees.
Depleted funds from prior years and collected fees could sink agencies that had kept themselves afloat.