TSA workers are already starting to quit, Airport are having to shutdown partly because lack staffing how long because one of the biggest economic transportation system is completely immobilize.
Transportation Security Agency officers forced to work without knowing when their next paycheck is coming are no longer just calling in sick. Now, 18 days into the partial government shutdown, some are resigning, according to Hydrick Thomas, who heads the TSA Council on the American Federation of Government Employees.
“Every day I’m getting calls from my members about their extreme financial hardships and need for a paycheck. Some of them have already quit and many are considering quitting the federal workforce because of this shutdown,” the official said in a statement posted to the union’s website on Tuesday. He did not specify how many had quit.
The TSA workers in some states are now able to collect unemployment while working! That’s quite a safety net most workers could only dream of.
States are still trying to collect over payments of unemployment benefits from the 2013 shutdown. Thousands of federal workers failed to pay back the benefit after they received their retro pay. They must have considered it windfall.
Some shutdown facts decrease empathy.
Maybe the President should stop with this ridiculous, inefficient and down right medieval idea of an actual wall that would waste American dollars and sign a bill so the workers will start getting paid again.
That’s all you got? Pathetic
So are we going to put a wall on the east coast and the west coast, maybe a dome over the entire country to address the real threat and not a bunch of brown folks coming across the southern border. Latino gangs, their drugs, etc. is low hanging fruit compared to the real threat that has infested all of our major cities. Wake up dude and stop this partisan BS you guys are on.
In fact, the number of deportable illegal immigrants located by the US Border Patrol plummeted by more than 89 percent over the five-year period during which the controversial new fence was built, according to Homeland Security data I reviewed. When the project first started in 2006, illegal crossings totaled 122,261, but by 2010, when the 131-mile fence was completed from one end of El Paso out into the New Mexico desert, immigrant crossings shrank to just 12,251.
If you look back and can find it. Week or so ago I suggtested shutting down air travel to only essential public safety and national security flights.
I also did the same thing during Obama’s government shutdown. Suggested every week find something that can be termed non-essential and shut it down. With Trump he has fewer options as some budgets have been passed for the year.
If a Democratic President were to shut down the Government for the sole reason to extract a failed campaign promise right after losing control of Congress, i would gladly join you in the condemnation of that President for putting partisan politics over people.
But for some reason that algebra gets changed with Trump.