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Wisconsin Federal Prison Guards Await Pay Due to Shutdown

Clip: Season 1700 Episode 1728 | 4m 50s

Federal employees finish another week either furloughed or working without pay. Tim Viegut, an officer and union president at Oxford Federal Correctional Institution, says “it’s rough” for those at the prison who have to work without pay. “We’re all trying to take care of each other,” Viegut says. “We don’t have the option of not coming to work.”

Aired: 01/18/19

Rating: TV-G

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