Bloomberg Law recently published an article by Alan Lescht on the impact of the government shutdown on federal workers. The article outlines five things federal employees need to know about the shutdown, including a description of several lawsuits filed on behalf of federal employees seeking monetary damages for untimely payment of wages.
Visit Bloomberg Law Insights to read the article.
Alan Lescht & Associates represents more than 750 Border Patrol Agents forced to work for two complete pay periods, a total of 30 days, without pay. The firm and co-counsel filed a complaint seeking recovery of unpaid wages, interest and consequential damages for violation of the Back Pay Act, the Fifth Amendment and the Thirteenth Amendment.
If you have more questions about your rights following the longest government shutdown in history, contact Alan Lescht & Associates, P.C. at (202) 463-6036, or visit us at www.dcemploymentattorney.com.