Shutdown-ending CR also provides back pay for furloughed feds

As reported to PASS-represented employees after the shutdown ended; the continuing resolution (CR) signed by the president extends funding for the federal government through February 8 and provides back pay for federal employees.

"President Donald Trump signed yet another short-term continuing resolution Monday evening, just hours after the measure won approval from the House and Senate, ending a government shutdown on its third day and granting back pay to furloughed feds.

"The continuing resolution contains language that provides back pay to federal employees who were furloughed beginning early Saturday morning and to those whose jobs were deemed exempt from the furlough." Read more

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