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The longest government shutdown in U.S. history has had lasting effects for workers.
Lila Johnson is still paying back the money she borrowed last shutdown.
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The partial government shutdown ended two weeks ago, but thousands of workers still haven’t received their back pay. Restarting an organization as immense as the federal government after an extended shutdown takes time and can be fraught with unexpected delays. Federal payroll processing has been delayed by email backlogs, software glitches and an overwhelming number […]
Missing two paychecks led many of them to take on debt to pay bills. Odds are they'll be paying it off for a while.
We hear from two workers on how it's affected their lives and finances.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its January jobs report on Friday.