RE: Private sector jobs also don't provide the job security that federal government jobs provide, nor the health benefits, the retirement benefits, etc. I'm lucky enough to work for one of the agencies that is not shut down. But I agree with others,

Posted By: UtahMUSS
Date: Wednesday 9 January 2019, at 10:58 am

the American people should not be the one's who are held hostage by the President. Of course we wish that those affected by this didn't have to live paycheck to paycheck, but that's the trade off of working for the federal government, lower pay, that in many cases, causes individuals to live paycheck to paycheck. About a quarter of the employees in my facility make less than teachers in Utah.
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