WHAT FURLOUGHED FEDS DURING THE SHUTDOWN NEED TO KNOW - January 26, 2018
What Feds Furloughed During the Shutdown Need to Know About Their Back Pay and Leave
By Amelia Gruber, Government Executive
When Congress passed a bill Monday to reopen the government after a three-day lapse in appropriations, lawmakers also approved back pay for federal employees who were sent home during the shutdown.
The Office of Personnel Management on Wednesday put out a memo to agency chief human capital officers to clarify exactly how the back pay provision will be administered. The memo also addresses how the relatively short-lived shutdown affected federal workers’ leave.