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Federal employee union sues Trump administration over government shutdown

Dec 31, 2018 - Politico
Organizational Restructuring

The nation's largest union representing federal employees filed a lawsuit Monday afternoon against the government, seeking damages for the roughly 400,000 federal employees forced to work without pay during the partial government shutdown.

The two plaintiffs - Justin Tarovisky and Grayson Sharp - work for high-security prisons the Justice Department runs. The American Federation of Government Employees argues that both plaintiffs have dangerous jobs and have been forced to work overtime wi...