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Federal Union Sues Over Gov't Shutdown Pay

Law360 (April 8, 2011, 5:13 PM EDT) -- The largest federal employees union on Friday said it filed suit in Washington alleging that orders for certain government employees to report to work during a potential government shutdown violates a constitutional ban on work without pay.

Office of Management and Budget Director Jacob Lew and Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry are named as defendants in a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents 600,000 workers in the federal and...
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