Federal employees’ union sues Trump administration as 420,000 work without pay during shutdown


The government shutdown continues with 380,000 workers on furlough and 420,000 who have worked without pay since Dec. 22.

In this video, the independent television news organization Democracy Now! speaks with representatives of a federal workers’ union that is suing the Trump administration over the shutdown. The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) says it is illegal for federal workers to work without pay.

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Source: Democracy Now!