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18:16  11 january  2019
18:16  11 january  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Air traffic controllers' union sues over unpaid work during government shutdown

Air traffic controllers' union sues over unpaid work during government shutdown A union that represents thousands of U.S. air traffic controllers filed a lawsuit against the federal government on Friday claiming its failure to pay the workers during an ongoing partial government shutdown could endanger passengers' safety. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The National Air Traffic Controllers Association said that requiring 16,000 controllers to work without pay violates their constitutional rights and a federal wage law in a lawsuit in federal court in Washington D.C.

Air-traffic controllers working unpaid during the government shutdown are posting their $ 0 pay stubs on Twitter . It should be noted that the workers will receive back pay once the government reopens. Those controllers who were furloughed won't be so lucky and may not get paid.

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Friday should be payday for many government workers. Instead, they're faced with pay stubs reading a number you never want to see: $0.00.

It marks the first time government workers will miss a paycheck, and some are turning to social media to share their first pay stubs under the shutdown.

One Twitter user, Catherine Lovetro, posted her pay stub showing a net pay of $0.00 in response to a tweet from an editor at Politico who shared a report air traffic controllers would see stubs showing no pay for the last two weeks of work.

Trump Adviser Suggests Unpaid Government Workers Are 'Better Off' During Shutdown

Trump Adviser Suggests Unpaid Government Workers Are 'Better Off' During Shutdown Kevin Hassett, the White House’s chief economic adviser, suggested in an interview on Thursday that the nearly 800,000 federal workers who aren’t getting paid during the ongoing partial government shutdown are “better off” because they’re on an extended vacation. “A huge share of government workers were going to take vacation days, say, between Christmas and New Year’s,” Hassett said during an interview on PBS Newshour. “And then we have a shutdown, and so they can’t go to work, and so then they have the vacation, but they don’t have to use their vacation days. And then they come back, and then they get their back pay.

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Oscar Murillo, an aerospace engineer with NASA's Armstrong Flight Center, shared his $0.00 pay stub, which still shows mandatory deductions for health benefits.

Frustrated government workers share $0 pay stubs on Twitter© Rick Bowmer, AP Internal Revenue Service worker Christine Helquist looks on during a federal workers protest rally at the Federal Building in Ogden, Utah, JAn. 10, 2019.

William Striffler, an air traffic controller at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, shared his pay stub with CNN, also showing a net pay of $0.00.

The government shutdown — which has lasted 21 days — stems from a standoff over $5.7 billion requested by President Donald Trump to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

More: Today should be payday for thousands of government workers. But the shutdown means they're not getting paid

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Frustrated government workers share $0 pay stubs on Twitter

GoFundMe launches campaign for government workers hit by shutdown.
People have frequently used GoFundMe to lend a helping hand to others in need of some help, but the site itself is getting involved in light of the US government shutdown. 

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