With a federal government shutdown growing increasingly likely, not all workers whose jobs will be affected for an unknown length of time are stressing out about it. As a matter of fact, some are looking forward to a vacation with deferred pay:
Non-essential fed workers complaining about being labeled "non-essential", yet gladly will accept paid shut down vacation with defered pay
— Kevin (@Kevin_Mackie) September 30, 2013
CNN reports that federal employees, furloughed or not, would not be paid during a shutdown, or “vacation” as some are viewing it. Their salaries would be deferred and after a new budget deal is reached they will more than likely receive back pay.