Date: 2 months ago   Category: Economy

Nearly 800 thousand government employees in the USA were left without salaries because of "shutdown" — Rambler News Service


About 800 thousand public servants in the USA do not get paid because of "shutdown" — partial suspension of work of the American government, the Associated Press agency reported. According to the edition, workers of the state sphere got paid in day arrival receipts in which in the section the sum $0 was specified. Their publication on Twitter renewed criticism of the U.S. President Donald Trump from democrats. From the specified 800 thousand people about 420 thousand still go to work. Other 380 thousand government employees are on an unpaid leave. The agency notes that earlier in case of "shutdown" employees of state institutions got paid after resumption of work of the government, however now there are no such guarantees. "Shutdown" in the USA began on December 22 last year. Republicans and democrats could not approve the federal budget, at the same time construction of a wall on border with Mexico became a key disputed issue. Democrats demand to cut down expenses on its construction, republicans support allocation of larger sum. The day before Donald Trump reported that he cancelled the trip to an economic forum to Davos because of "shutdown". He also apologized to organizers and participants at the event.

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