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January 22, 2019

Local Businesses Reaching out to Furloughed Employees

Local businesses in the area are reaching out to offer relief to employees during the furlough. Click on the following link from Florida Today.   https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/local/2019/01/17/government-shutdown-see-space-coast-businesses-stepping-up-help-federal-employees/2603393002/     More »

January 19, 2019

Companies Offering Flexible Payment Options for Employees Impacted by the Government Shutdown

AT&T:  Offers flexible payment options to keep services.  Make payment arrangements online at www.att.com. Bank of America:  Offering personalized financial assistance and can be reached at 844-219-0690. Chase:  Set-up a... More »

January 16, 2019

Important Government Travel Card Information

NASA has been working very closely with both SmartPay providers (US Bank (SmartPay 3) and JP Morgan Chase (SmartPay 2)) regarding delinquency protocol for NASA employees impacted by the government... More »

January 15, 2019

Space Coast Credit Union (New Information)

Space Coast Credit Union is closely monitoring the current government shutdown and the impact it’s having on segments of our membership. We are offering assistance to members who may experience... More »

January 12, 2019

A Message from the Center Director

As we continue to work through the issues associated with the government shutdown, I want to thank all of you who continue to work on excepted activities for your hard... More »

January 11, 2019

Space Coast Credit Union is offering a special no-interest signature loan to assist members experiencing a financial hardship because of the government shutdown.

Loan Terms 12 months maximum at 0% Annual Percentage Rate (APR) Maximum loan amount will be equal to one (1) month of net pay, as verified by direct deposit history... More »

January 11, 2019

You can apply for unemployment at any time before a shutdown ends if your hours have been reduced.

Employees who receive unemployment benefits and also later receive a retroactive payment from their employer for the same time period, will be required to repay the unemployment insurance benefits received.... More »

January 11, 2019

Federal employees impacted by the partial shutdown can carry over their “use-or-lose” annual leave into 2019

OPM acting Director Margaret Weichert said in a memorandum to agency leaders that a shutdown automatically qualifies as an exigency of public business. Employees must have placed their leave on... More »

January 9, 2019

The OPM Guidance for Shutdown and Furloughs includes relevant information during a funding lapse. One of the questions in the guide reads:

Will an employee continue to be covered under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program during a shutdown furlough if the agency is unable to make its premium payments on... More »

December 29, 2018

Launch Federal Credit Union Zero Percent Interest Loan

Launch Federal Credit Union is offering a special 0% loan for employees affected by the government shutdown. With thousands of civilian government workers on furlough because of a government shutdown,... More »