Wisconsin Federal Prison Guards Await Pay Due to Shutdown

Economy

Wisconsin Federal Prison Guards Await Pay Due to Shutdown

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

January 18, 2019

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Federal employees finish another week either furloughed or working without pay. Tim Viegut, an officer and union president at Oxford Federal Correctional Institution, says “it’s rough” for those at the prison who have to work without pay. “We’re all trying to take care of each other,” Viegut says. “We don’t have the option of not coming to work.”


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