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Sat Dec 29, 2018, 12:37 PM

Feds to furloughed workers: Try bartering for rent



https://www.cbsnews.com/news/opm-shutdown-advice-to-furloughed-workers-try-bartering-for-rent/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab6a&linkId=61659711

The agency that oversees federal workers has some advice for the 800,000 furloughed workers who are entering a seventh day without pay: Try bartering for your rent payment.

The Office of Personnel Management on Thursday provided sample letters that furloughed workers can send to their landlords in case they can't make their rent payments. One of the letters suggests the cash-strapped workers could barter handyman services in exchange for rent money.

"I would like to discuss with you the possibility of trading my services to perform maintenance (e.g. painting, carpentry work) in exchange for partial rent payments," the letter states. It also asks the landlords if they would consider a partial rent reduction because of the government shutdown.

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2018, 12:41 PM

1. "I'll sleep with you for a meatball . . . . "

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2018, 12:41 PM

2. What if you own your home/mortgage?

Do you sweep the floors of the bank?

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2018, 12:48 PM

3. And what do you offer the grocer and the banker who holds your mortgage? Who wrote this crap...

...that Nevada candidate who thought modern Americans could pay their doctors bills with a sack of potatos or a live chicken? (that was about a decade ago)

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2018, 12:54 PM

4. Unbelievable

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2018, 02:52 PM

5. Send all of their rent bills to rump to pay...since he's so f***ing rich, he shouldn't quibble ...

one bit about helping these workers.

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2018, 03:27 PM

6. The goons, scumbags and criminals making up this kakistocracy

are shameless

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2018, 04:03 PM

7. Landlords often have mortgages to pay as well. The idiocy is boundless. nt

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