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About 30 government workers got paid by mistake Friday — but not for long

As hundreds of thousands of federal workers fretted Friday about how they will pay bills amid the government shutdown, the missed paychecks turned out to be particularly cruel for nearly three dozen employees at one obscure government agency. Their checks slipped right through their hands, or at...

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Federal workers in Minnesota describe pain from missed paychecks

A handful of federal employees joined Sen. Tina Smith at a news conference at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

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ADELANTO — The City Council voted on Wednesday to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit brought by former employee Jose Figueroa, a laborer in the city's public works department for 25 years.It’s the city’s first settlement of several wrongful termination claims and lawsuits filed by...

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U.S. Ambassadors Worldwide Are Summoned to D.C. Forum Despite Shutdown

The State Department plans to pay for a conference in Washington for all its chiefs of mission while most of its employees go without pay.

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“In some sense, they’re better off,” says the president’s top economic adviser of federal employees not getting paychecks.

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Whole Foods discontinuing value-focused 365 store concept

Whole Foods Market is going to discontinue its smaller, value-based 365-brand concept stores, according to an internal memo from CEO John Mackey obtained Friday.In the memo, Mackey said the grocery chain will continue to operate its 12 existing 365-brand stores but will not open any new stores, and...

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Whole Foods discontinuing value-focused 365 store concept

Whole Foods Market is going to discontinue its smaller, value-based 365-brand concept stores, according to an internal memo from CEO John Mackey obtained Friday.In the memo, Mackey said the grocery chain will continue to operate its 12 existing 365-brand stores but will not open any new stores, and...

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Whole Foods Market is going to discontinue its smaller, value-based 365-brand concept stores, according to an internal memo from CEO John Mackey obtained Friday.In the memo, Mackey said the grocery chain will continue to operate its 12 existing 365-brand stores but will not open any new stores, and...

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to reduce its workforce by 10%, or roughly 600 employees, even as the company seeks to ramp up ambitious projects.

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Whole Foods Market is going to discontinue its smaller, value-based 365-brand concept stores, according to an internal memo from CEO John Mackey obtained Friday.In the memo, Mackey said the grocery chain will continue to operate its 12 existing 365-brand stores but will not open any new stores, and...

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Honolulu Federal Credit Union, which was founded in 1936 by Hawaii-based federal employees, is offering a 0.5 percent interest rate on loans up to $5,000 for people furloughed by the partial federal government shutdown.

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Honolulu Federal Credit Union offering 0.5 percent loan to furloughed workers

Honolulu Federal Credit Union, which was founded in 1936 by Hawaii-based federal employees, is offering a 0.5 percent interest rate on loans up to $5,000 for people furloughed by the partial federal government shutdown.

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Colorado food bank helps strapped federal workers

A Denver-area food bank is helping federal workers who are missing their paychecks due to the partial government shutdown. A spokeswoman for Food Bank of the Rockies says 75 percent of visitors Friday were furloughed federal employees. (Jan. 11)         

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Colorado food bank helps strapped federal workers

A Denver-area food bank is helping federal workers who are missing their paychecks due to the partial government shutdown. A spokeswoman for Food Bank of the Rockies says 75 percent of visitors Friday were furloughed federal employees. (Jan. 11)         

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Whole Foods Market is going to discontinue its smaller, value-based 365-brand concept stores, according to an internal memo from CEO John Mackey obtained Friday.In the memo, Mackey said the grocery chain will continue to operate its 12 existing 365-brand stores but will not open any new stores, and...

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Pissed-off federal employees post $0 pay stubs

Federal employees furious over the partial government shutdown vented their anger Friday in social media posts that show pay stubs with zero dollars in income. Oscar Murrillo Jr. of Lancaster, California, tweeted an image of his upcoming Jan. 15 earnings statement from NASA with a red circle around...

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Food Pantries Help Federal Workers, Coast Guard Amid Shutdown

Furloughed and unpaid government employees are struggling to buy necessities amid the weekslong government shutdown.

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Congress approves back pay — eventually — for furloughed federal employees

President Trump is expected to approve back pay for those sent home because of the partial government shutdown, once they go back to work.

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‘We Want to Work’: Federal Employees Brace for Hard Times

As the government shutdown drags on, 800,000 federal workers and their families are preparing to miss a paycheck. The Times reached out to some of them to hear their stories.

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