• This Is What Federal Employee Paystubs Look Like Right Now

    6 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    This is what it looks like when you work full-time for no pay
    The government shutdown is in its third week, which means many of the 800,000 federal employees who have been impacted are beginning to see it reflected in their paychecks.
    Or lack thereof.
    William Stiffler, an air traffic controller at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, shared an image of today's paystub with CNN. Despite working 64 hours during this pay period, his net pay is $0.00.
    This is the pay stub for $0.00 from William Striffler... an air traffic controller at Newark Liberty International Airport...
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  • Vandals Used The Government Shutdown To Cut Down Protected Joshua Trees

    Vandals Used The Government Shutdown To Cut Down Protected Joshua Trees

    6 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    While Joshua Tree National Park was unstaffed during the government shutdown, vandals broke in and cut down protected trees
    The government shutdown is closing in on the end of its third week. TSA agents are quitting their jobs en masse. The FDA hasn't been able to properly inspect our food. National parks have been getting trashed with litter and human waste without staff there to clean up after people. Trump won't give this up until he gets funding to build an asinine wall between the U.S. and Mexico, so there's no end in sight. Just when you thought this couldn't get worse, oh, it got...
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