Employee union sues Trump administration over shutdown

Federal Times: A federal employee union and law firm are claiming that it is illegal for the government to require employees to work without pay during a shutdown and plan to take the federal government to court over the issue.

The American Federation of Government Employees and Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman and Fitch filed suit against the federal government Dec. 31, 2018, on behalf of those employees being forced to work without pay during the most recent government shutdown.

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