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Suspicions that Congress will not be able to produce a budget by the March 4 deadline has many worrying: What will happen if the government shuts down?
Federal employees are barred from voluntarily working unpaid during a shutdown, explains Cisco's Alan Balutis.
The shutdown 15 years ago could provide insight for feds but no guarantees can be made.
Tom Trabucco, the Director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discusses the likelihood of feds taking out TSP funds in the event of a furlough.
Robert Tobias, director of Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University, says it's easy for federal managers to "hunker down" in the trenches while their budgets are under fire. But Tobias argues that now is the time to re-evaluate and improve how their employees deliver services to the public.
Mike Causey discusses the last shutdown and lessons learned in case it happens again.
On this week's show, host Mike Causey talks with the Federal Times about fast-changing federal issues including the continuing resolution, the FY 2012 budget and the pay freeze proposals on the Hill.
February 9, 2011
WFED's Mike Causey responds to the introduction of a bill that mandates two weeks of furlough for federal employees.
This week's show is all about you - the federal employee. What other changes may be in store for feds in 2011 in the wake of the federal pay freeze and the change in Congress?
January 12, 2011
Tags: Steve Watkins , Steve Losey , Andrew Tilghman , Federal Times , Your Turn , Mike Causey , pay and benefits , pay freeze , government shutdown , Congress , deficit reduction commission , Jolie Lee , management , contracting
Questions about agency funding, pay freezes, and benefits are answered for feds as the end of the year approaches.