With the federal government's budget set to run out on April 28, a government shutdown is looming. As a federal contractor, a shutdown can have a variety of negative effects on your business and employees, whether employees are locked out of their job sites or federal funding dries up. In this Verrill Voices podcast, attorney Joanna Bowers discusses how federal contractors should prepare and steps they can take once a shutdown goes into effect.

If a shutdown occurs, employers will need to consider issues such as whether and how employees will be paid, whether employees will be allowed to (or required to) use PTO, and whether employee benefits will be affected. To learn more about these issues, as well as a number of other considerations employers should prepare for in the days leading up to and during a shutdown, listen to the full podcast.