More feds may receive early back pay Thursday
By Josh Hicks; October 23 at 4:47 pm
Employees of the Internal Revenue Service and Customs and Border Protection may receive back pay for the recent shutdown period as early as Thursday, according to the agencies and their payroll processors.
A US Border Patrol agent stands near a crossing to Mexico at the San Ysidro port of entry. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP-Getty Images).
Monday is the next regularly scheduled pay date for both organizations, but some agencies are trying to rush funds to their workers after they went without checks during the 16-day government closure. Continue reading “More feds may receive early back pay Thursday”