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Furloughed employees want to get back to work protecting the environment and public lands

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service employees joined other furloughed federal workers at a rally in Washington, D.C. on ... read more

Furloughed Jewish Workers Feel The Squeeze

“People come to the federal government because we want to serve, we want to protect public health and the environment ... s off of work, but without compensation. (Last week, Congress and the presiden... read more

'This is just wrong,' Federal workers rally in Loop, as government shutdown stretches into 20th day

It was their 14th day of furlough from their EPA offices in the Loop. “We’re dedicated to the work we do, which is protecting human health and the environment ... not punish federal employees!” “Do no... read more

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Ryan Zinke Prioritized Fixing National Parks. He Exited With Them In Shambles.

He is among the 420,000 “essential” federal employees still at work, while his wife is one of the approximately 380,000 on furlough. Hundreds of thousands ... “This needs to end. We want to get back t... read more


Trump’s shutdown hurts environment and national parks | Letter

The EPA shutdown has furloughed ... s war on the environment and our public safety by leaving the wall out the budget. It’s critical that the agencies that protect our health and our communities, and ... read more

Union tells Senators: Inside federal prisons, government shutdown is ‘recipe for disaster’

"We work in an already dangerous and stressful environment ... home because they are furloughed want to go back to work," he said. The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is ... read more

As shutdown continues, so does damage to U.S. science

Atkins is one of the many scientists whose work has been hobbled by the 18-day shutdown, which could last “months or even years,” President Trump recently threatened. Of the 800,000 federal employees ... read more

Working during a shutdown — 'It's just weird'

A small number of EPA employees ... needed to protect life and property. In addition, EPA has 53 public health service officers deemed "exempted" from furlough. Those individuals come from the U.S. Pu... read more

Our public lands getting hit hard

They want to carry on the important work of protecting our public lands, but they are being told not to show up for work. To show our support, we are offering federal government employees who have bee... read more

No Park Rangers or Food Inspections – But Government Reopens for Oil and Gas

"The real emergency is the state of our public lands – there's nobody ... Oddly, one of the only ways that the work may pass legal muster is if the employees are somehow the only ones – out of roughly ... read more

As the Shutdown Persists, Here Are 5 Ways It Will Impact Science

“If people are furloughed, they aren’t working and they are not going to get ... for back pay after they end—and low-level agency employees. Because the researcher is considered an ‘essential’ employe... read more

Selective shutdown? Trump tries to blunt impact, takes heat

All administrations get some leeway ... forced to return to work without pay. Some agencies are finding creative ways to fund services they want to restore. The administration has emphasized continued ... read more



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