Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Connect with us

Big League Wellness

Furloughed Government Workers Get Hired As Substitute Teachers



Many furloughed federal workers are taking advantage of the opportunity to learn new skills and chase new horizons during their temporary unemployment due to the government shutdown over border Wall funding. (RELATED: Government Workers Get New Jobs As Uber Drivers).

Many furloughed employees are being licensed and hired to fill the substitute teacher shortage in the Fairfax County public schools in Virginia, giving a second chance to people whose day jobs were deemed too non-essential to continue paying for during the government shutdown. The school system even sped up the licensing process to get the displaced bureaucrats into the classroom quickly.

DW News reported Saturday:

Trending: President Trump Cancels Nancy Pelosi’s Overseas Trip One Hour Before Flight


Have a hot tip for Big League Politics?

Got a hot news tip for us? Photos or video of a breaking story? Send your tips, photos and videos to All hot tips are immediately forwarded to BLP Staff.

Have something to say? Send your own guest column or original reporting to

Bypass Tech Censorship!

Facebook, Twitter and Google are actively restricting conservative content through biased algorithms. Silicon Valley doesn't want you to read our articles. Bypass the censorship, sign up for our newsletter now!


Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

Thanks for sharing!

We invite you to become a Big League Politics insider. Sign up for our free email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

Send this to a friend