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Hundreds in Oklahoma part of lawsuit over government closure


January 13, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Hundreds of federal aviation workers in Oklahoma are part of a union that's sued the U.S. government over the partial shutdown and employees on the job but not getting paid.

The lawsuit filed by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association says some members are working but not getting paid in violation of due process, The Oklahoman reported Saturday . The lawsuit was filed Friday in federal court in Washington, D.C.

At the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, in southwest Oklahoma City, 1,146 federal employees are furloughed and 593 are working without pay, along wi...

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