Out-of-work federal employees are taking to the streets in cities across America.
The partial government shutdown, now in its 21st day, causing them to miss their paychecks today.
Some workers said they’re looking for another job.
The Washington post reports that the U.S. Coast Guard took down a tip sheet on their employee support website, suggesting furloughed employees have a garage sale, baby sit, or become a mystery shopper for money.
But it’s not just federal employees feeling the pinch.
Restaurants near the Denver federal facility say their businesses depend on federal workers, who are now not showing up to eat, prompting them to consider cutting staff.
Even if your finances aren’t affected, the services you receive from the government likely are.
The FDA only has about 60-percent of its staff at work to oversee food safety and monitor recalls or outbreaks.
New and ongoing N.T.S.B. Investigations of significant accidents are on hold.
The national hurricane center says its research and development to improve hurricane forecasts is in jeopardy.
And with no shutdown solution in sight.