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Workers Slam Trump Move to Freeze Federal Pay Amid Raging Pandemic

HeadlineDec 03, 2020

In other labor news, unions and Democrats are condemning the move by President Trump and Republicans to freeze the pay of federal workers. Trump previously supported a meager 1% pay increase for federal workers but is now backing a Republican funding bill that offers no raise for over 2 million executive branch workers. The American Federation of Government Employees said in a statement, “The wage freeze proposal is a cruel slap in the face to those who have risked their lives to maintain government services for all Americans during the worst health crisis in our lifetimes.”

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