News From: Government shutdown

by birchy82 | on Jan 25, 2019

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Insults Federal Workforce

Can Wilbur Ross buy a clue? On CNBC yesterday, Ross questioned why federal workers would need to go to a food pantry to feed their struggling families. Find out more about what he said below from the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 18, 2019

UCOMM Live: Should the TSA go on Strike?

Teachers make a stand in Los Angeles and we ask should TSA agents walk out. Dems want to raise the federal minimum wage to $15, should Congress not get paid during the shutdown? Plus audio from Snoop...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 18, 2019

Let them Vote Mitch

It is Day 28 of the government shutdown and another week has passed without federal workers getting paid. While 800,000 employees of the US Government continue to suffer, some are quitting their...

by Press and Media | on Jan 14, 2019

Is it Time for TSA Employees to Strike?

With Trump's lockout of government workers now the longest in United States history and federal workers having now missed a paycheck, is it time for them to strike?  Below Barbara Ehrenreich...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 11, 2019

Beto, Border Wall and People Hurt by the Shutdown

What states are raising their minimum wage this year? We got the list! We speak to real people who are affected by Trump's unnecessary lockout. We report on the results from our UCOMM Polls on...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 09, 2019

Mike: People Impacted by Trump's Government Lockout

Day 18 of the government shutdown is here and over 800,000 federal workers are locked out or are being forced to work without pay. One such employee is Mike Gayzagian who is a TSA agent and therefore...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 08, 2019

Can Locked Out Federal Workers Apply for Unemployment?

With the government shutdown and no end in sight, federal workers who are locked out or who are being forced to work without pay will miss their first paychecks on Friday, January 11th. As we...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 08, 2019

Steve: People Impacted by Trump's Government Lockout

Yesterday we reported on a TSA agent who was required to go to work during the shutdown, even though he wasn’t getting paid. Today we spoke to Steve Calder, who works for the EPA in Boston and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 07, 2019

Dave: People Impacted by Trump's Government Lockout

We tend to forget that the 800,000 who are affected by this lockout didn’t ask for this and they are real people. The government shutdown is entering its third week. This Friday will be the...

by Guest Post | on Jan 02, 2019

How this Unnecessary Shut Down Hurts

I agree that members of Congress should not get paid during the partial federal shutdown [“Thoughts on the wall and the shutdown,” Letters, Dec. 27].

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