Frustration Grows Over Government Shutdown As Federal Workers Feel The Impact | NBC Nightly News

federal workers frustrations are now bubbling over with recent protests in Boston and DC concerned Border Patrol agent Jorge Janos is working but without pay and as the last-ditch effort now heading to court everybody’s frustrated a lot of the employees work double shifts and with no paycheck so that’s a slap in the face j├ínos is one of nearly 30,000 federal employees in a lawsuit brought by their union 800,000 federal workers aren’t getting paid the longest shutdown in US history has a trickle-down effect on communities around the country to some FDA food inspections have stopped Miami’s Airport forced to close one terminal because of a shortage of TSA agents in the DC area furloughed employees are turning to food banks for the basics Kennedy Space Center contractor Leroy Smith’s wife Judy didn’t fill an expensive prescription for seizures he doesn’t like having to say I can’t get my wife’s medicine this is childish you shut down a government just because you can’t come to agreement Americans are now being forced to confront an uncomfortable and uncertain situation how long can you go on like this personally I would say at least another paycheck yes Tammy Lightner NBC News San Diego hey NBC News fans thanks for checking out our YouTube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch the latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching

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