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Businesses offering deals, freebies and flexible payments for government employees during shutdown

Posted on - By Katey Psencik [email protected]

More than 800,000 government employees have been working without pay since the federal government shut down just before Christmas on Dec. 21, and businesses are pitching in to help out employees who may have trouble paying bills.This is the first week affected employees will miss a paycheck due to the shutdown.Banks, credit card companies, wireless providers and even bars and restaurants are offering deals, specials and waived fees for those affected by the government shutdown. […]