How a Government Shutdown Affects Local Economies


When the government shut down for 16 days in 2013, Tony Crescenzo enacted a voluntary leave pledge program which allowed colleagues to donate their own available PTO to affected staff, rather than having to furlough or layoff a single employee.

As of December 21, IntelliDyne finds itself in a similar situation, facing a partial government shutdown with no predictable end in sight. The Washington Business Journal discusses the impact of this shutdown on the local economy, and the ripple effect to government contractors with Tony Crescenzo here:

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