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Stand With Low-Wage Workers: Demand Shutdown Back Pay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government workers, shutdown, pay, wages, income, petitions )

Freya
- 71 days ago - act.credoaction.com
They serve food, clean floors and provide security at government buildings. And even though Trump's racist shutdown is over, they never got paid for their work.
Government Workers Are Not Bargaining Chips
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, border wall, shutdown, government workers, petitions )

Freya
- 170 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The government may have re-opened, but Trump's frequent threats to shut the government back down or declare a national emergency to build his wall show that he has not lost the appetite to hold federal government workers and contractors hostage.
Federal Contractors Must Receive Back Pay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, contractors, pay, wages, income, economic justice, petitions )

Freya
- 171 days ago - dailykos.com
As many as 580,000 federal contractors - including cafeteria workers, security guards, and IT consultants - are not expected to get back pay for the paychecks missed during Trump's 35-day government shutdown.
PETITION - Tell Congress: Stand Up for Low-Wage Contractors Who Went Unpaid During Trump's Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: low-wage, contractors, Trump, shutdown, congress, ensure, back pay, americans, usa )

Lone
- 174 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell Congress: Ensure low-wage contractors get back pay from work missed during Trump's shutdown.
McConnell Blocks Bill to Reopen Most of Government
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, Senate, Republicans, corruption )

Freya
- 178 days ago - msn.com
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked legislation on Wednesday that would reopen most of the government currently closed during the partial shutdown.
End the Government Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, public assistance, taxes, tax refunds, women, violence, housing, petitions )

Freya
- 183 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
Residents are facing evictions because HUD funding is expired. Women seeking assistance under the Violence Against Women Act are stuck with no help. SNAP benefits are in jeopardy of running out. Working families' tax refunds are delayed.
Protect Federal Workers From Trump's Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, workers, wages, income, petitions )

Freya
- 186 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Last week, Congress approved back pay for some federal workers, but it won't arrive until the shutdown ends. And there are also countless others - mostly low-wage employees of federal contractors - who got no help from Congress.
Homeland Security Heads Toward Shutdown as House Fails to Pass 3 Week Spending Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Americans, DHS funding, shutdown, ethics, government, politics, republicans, corruption, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 1605 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The outcome leaves DHS just hours away from a partial shutdown in which non-essential employees would begin face furloughs. The outcome is a major defeat for House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), who has struggled to govern even as the GOP hold control.
Congress Did Something So Spectacularly Creepy That It's Too Unbelievable To Make Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, GOP, Teabaggers, HouseRules, Congress, USCongress, EricCantor, HouseMajorityLeader, HouseSpeaker, JohnBoehner )

Barbara
- 2107 days ago - upworthy.com
the GOP quietly passed a measure that said only the House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor, can call for the shutdown to end (unless he gives a designee permission). Not even the most senior GOP congressperson, Speaker of the House John Boehner, is allowed to
TELL BOEHNER: END THE SHUTDOWN - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition, congress, Boehner, Americans, shutdown, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, lies, government, republicans )

Carrie
- 2113 days ago - dccc.org
Sign your name to tell Boehner: End your Tea Party inspired government shutdown over Obamacare and stop trying to win Tea Party points.
   

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