MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:38:01 +0000 Thousands of IRS workers called back without pay http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/c84fa275d7ba4a7f8446c0750aeaf1ea The partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22 caused roughly 420,000 federal employees to work without pay. This week, the IRS said it will recall thousands of workers to handle tax returns. (Jan. 17) c84fa275d7ba4a7f8446c0750aeaf1ea Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:43:41 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: MUST CREDIT KCTV, NO ACCESS KANSAS CITY MARKET, NO USE US BROADCAST NETWORKS SHOTLIST: KCTV - MUST CREDIT KCTV, NO ACCESS KANSAS CITY MARKET, NO USE US BROADCAST NETWORKSKansas City, Missouri - 17 January 20191. Various exteriors of IRS building in Kansas City 2. SOUNDBITE (English) Shannon Ellis, IRS employee, National Treasury Employees Union representative:++COVERED WITH IMAGES++"Grandma can't go back to work, right now, huh?" 3. SOUNDBITE (English) Shannon Ellis, IRS employee, National Treasury Employees Union representative:"I am now officially one of the essential employees and so I will be forced to go back to work with no pay."4. Close of Ellis' hands5. UPSOUND (English) Ellis' granddaughter: ++COVERED WITH PREVIOUS IMAGE++"You can't go back to work and you're not getting money if you go back."6. UPSOUND (English) Shannon Ellis, IRS employee, National Treasury Employees Union representative:"There's a lot of employees that are worse off than I am." 7. Various exteriors of IRS building in Kansas City 8. SOUNDBITE (English) Shannon Ellis, IRS employee, National Treasury Employees Union representative:"These employees have no means of getting gas money to get to and from work, they can't afford to pay childcare, not even buy a lunch while they're at work."9. Various of Ellis on her computer at home10. SOUNDBITE (English) Shannon Ellis, IRS employee, National Treasury Employees Union representative, opening pot that has roast cooking inside:"We actually had roast tonight. This is one of the ways we're cutting back." 11. Close of pot cooking roast STORYLINE: The partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22 caused roughly 420,000 federal employees to work without pay. This week, the IRS said it will recall thousands of workers to handle tax returns. Shannon Ellis, of Kansas City, Missouri, is one of them. She has been deemed an "essential employee" and will be heading back to work without guarantee of a paycheck. =========================================================== Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. The partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22 caused roughly 420,000 federal employees to work without pay. This week, the IRS said it will recall thousands of workers to handle tax returns. (Jan. 17) Thousands of IRS workers called back without pay