• Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Send Pizza to US Workers Impacted By Government Shutdown

    4 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    On Friday, workers with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association were among the thousands of U.S. federal workers who awoke to find that they had not received a paycheck amid the government shutdown .
    So, employees of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association wanted to do something to cheer up their U.S. eqivalents.
    “It all started in an area control center in Edmonton where a few CATCA members were talking about the inevitable impact that the government shutdown must be having on their US counterparts,” Tania Calverley, communications director for the Canadian Air Traffic...
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  • Companies Offer Govt. Shutdown Assistance to Impacted Workers

    4 days ago - By NBC

    Although 800,000 federal workers have stopped getting paid during the longest government shutdown in history, their bills have not stopped piling up. Some workers, such as Transportation Security Administration workers and members of the military, are working without pay. Some national companies are offering debt relief to impacted workers. Cargo Plane Crashes in Iran; 1 Survivor From 16 on Board The U.S. Office of Personnel Management tweeted a link to sample letters that workers may use to write to their creditors and seek help. Here's an overview of some companies offering relief to...
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