The federal government partially shut down at midnight on Saturday, December 22, 2018. This means that the lives of federal employees are again affected by Congress and the White House’s failure to do their job.
“Our members in the federal sector are once again dealing with the consequences of political squabbles in Washington,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez. “These hard-working men and women deserve the support of our elected officials, not a shutdown during the holidays. We are using every resource necessary to keep our federal workers informed during this needless shutdown.”
In order to assist you with local preparations, IAM International President Bob Martinez has directed the IAM Government Employees Department to gather the following guidance to assist you:
OPM Shutdown Furlough Guidance and FAQs
Table of Recent Changes to Guidance
Unemployment Insurance Resources
As of December 22, the following departments and agencies are already funded for fiscal year 2019:
The following departments and agencies have NOT been funded and are affected by a government shutdown: