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Bill Allows Feds to Withdraw Retirement Funds without Penalty

January 22, 2019

The Financial Relief for Feds Act allows federal employees who are working without pay or locked out of work without pay, as well as contractors whose sole source of income is their federal contract, to make multiple withdrawals from their retirement accounts such as Thrift Savings Plans (TSP) and IRAs without the 10% penalty that usually applies.

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10 Things That Happened on 4th Week of Shutdown

January 22, 2019

The partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22 is now the longest in U.S. history. Our union is calling on the Trump administration and Congress to reopen the government immediately. Here’s what happened as the shutdown drags on and entered its fourth week on Jan. 14.

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Shutdown Update

January 11, 2019

800,000 federal employees are wondering when their next paycheck will arrive because President Trump decided to partially shut down the government on December 22.

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End The Shutdown Now!

January 08, 2019

Join us for a rally Silver Spring, MD in solidarity with federal workers, private Contractors and millions of Americans facing the nightmare of public services being cutoff.

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Shutdown Drags On into 2019

January 07, 2019

As we begin the new year, AFGE is urging Trump and Congress to come to an agreement, re-open our government, and pass long-term spending bills that include a 1.9% pay raise for federal employees in 2019. 

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