The current partial government shutdown — which has been in effect since Dec. 22, 2018 — is the longest shutdown in U.S. history. Unlike past shutdowns, the government is not completely closed. However, due to the prolonged nature of the shutdown, employers are starting to feel its effects. This article provides an overview of how the shutdown is affecting private employers in the United States.
How the Government Shutdown is Affecting Employers
January 18th, 2019