Originally Posted by BombDoc
I knew it was serious as soon as I showed up to work this morning!
I guess I was lucky as a Federal Employee, but FAA inspectors have always been declared as "essential" as are Air Traffic Controllers during Government shutdowns.
I was sent home during a brief shutdown sometime in the 1980's for about 4 hours, was called back the next morning and got paid for the 4 hours.
I realize some are not so fortunate and feel sorry for being victims of this senseless act on part of the people who are suppose to be working for us.