Progressive Impact wants to

Backpay Federal Contractors Furloughed in Shutdown

580,000 federal contractors won't receive backpay for wages lost in the shutdown. Help these workers pay their bills.

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Read about Democratic efforts to provide backpay to federal contractors and Republican complacency around the same issue.

No Republican senators have signed onto a bill to give federal contractors backpay after the shutdown

A growing number of Republican Senators have slammed the negative effects of the government shutdown, yet none have signed on to a bill guaranteeing back pay for contractors, a group of federal workers that’s been hit especially hard by the stalemate. While Sen. Tina Smith (MN), one of the legislation’s chief sponsors, has now racked up support…Read More