When a Startup Dream Feels Safer Than Government Work

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It’s back to work for hundreds of thousands of federal employees furloughed during the shutdown. Starting up again may take a bit more time for employees of businesses that do federal contracting, like Daniel Hayes, who was put on a leave of absence at San Francisco architectural engineering company URS. Hayes thinks he’ll be back to work on Monday. In the meantime, he’s building his own business.

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