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$0 pay stubs
Pay stubs with a net pay of $0 were distributed yesterday to air traffic controllers going, well, without pay thanks to the partial government shutdown. This seems to me much worse than getting no pay stub at all. (Though both situations obviously sound awful.) Controllers planned to protest in front of the Capitol yesterday. [Politico]
1,000 GoFundMe pages
Speaking of the shutdown,...