FDA among U.S. Government agencies gearing up to restart

“U.S. government agencies that had largely shuttered operations for five weeks during a budget standoff said on Saturday they were moving swiftly to resume operations and compensate employees for missed paychecks.”

“The White House held a conference call with Cabinet department financial officers late Friday to discuss the resumption of government operations, while agencies began to grapple with a backlog of management and policy issues…”

“Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb wrote Saturday on Twitter that the agency would send back pay to staffers no later than Thursday. Gottlieb told employees the FDA would hold an all-hands meeting on Tuesday…” Read the full article here.

Source: U.S. government agencies gear up to restart operations Monday – By David Shepardson, January 27, 2019. CNBC.

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