Federal, state, and local governments rely heavily on contract workers, perhaps even more so than private industry. Unfortunately, the “in-and-out” nature of contract jobs can result in a feeling of impermanence that permeates throughout certain processes and policies, especially as contract workers generally don’t realize the same benefits as full-time employees.
Read the full article by Gretel Egan on Federal News Network’s website
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The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency inadvertently shared 2.3 million disaster survivors’ personal details with a third-party contractor.
Read Govinfo Security’s article by Jeremy Kirk here.
The 35-day government shutdown cost thousands of small- and mid-size businesses nationwide that supply services or technology to the federal government $2.3 billion in revenue and forced tens of thousands of layoffs.
Read Nextgov’s article by Frank Konkel here.
As the standoff between President Donald Trump and Democratic lawmakers continues, the federal government’s partial shutdown is presenting unenviable dilemmas for the government services industry. Business owners are considering emergency financing options and some employees are working at their own direction but may not be paid back, experts told the Federal Times.
Read the Federal Times article by Justin Lynch here.