Noted federal employment lawyer Jonathan Bell explains that regardless of what we may think of federal employees, they're people and they will suffer from the shutdown. Now there's a lawsuit that's been brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act to aid them. The law, which may cover federal government employees provides that employees cannot be forced to work in the absence of being paid a salary. Will it work? That remains to be seen. 

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