03, Dec, 2019
USDA calls back 2,500 workers from shutdown furlough as farmers wait for trade war bailouts

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Aaron P. Bernstein | Reuters Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that it plans to temporarily reopen about half of its Farm Service Agency offices around the country and call back about 2,500 employees furloughed because of the partial government shutdown. The USDA operates […]

While administration officials in Washington advise unpaid federal workers to take out loans and seek credit from friendly grocers rather than visit food pantries, the financial industry is donating relief funds as a partial government shutdown was nearing its sixth week. The latest is J.P. Morgan Chase, which told employees […]