Upside of government shutdown: Vacation!
The last govt shut down all my friends who work for the govt were happy. It was like vacation
— Indo (@InDo_TheDopest) September 30, 2013
With a federal government shutdown growing increasingly likely, not all workers whose jobs will be affected for an unknown length of time are stressing out about it. As a matter of fact, some are looking forward to a vacation with deferred pay:
If the government shut down happens looks like I'll have a vacation.
— Jackie Zwahlen (@rangerjackie) September 30, 2013
CNN reports that federal employees, furloughed or not, would not be paid during a shutdown, or “vacation” as some are viewing it. Their salaries would be deferred and after a new budget deal is reached they will more than likely receive back pay.