The looming government shutdown threatens to furlough all "nonessential" federal employees. According to a senior Obama administration official, about 800,000 workers would fall into that category. But the somewhat loose definition could cause panic as some ask themselves: "Am I essential?"
Before those existential crises arise, let's take a look at some of the jobs that are guaranteed to be shutdown-proof.
Catherine Hollander contributed contributed to this article.
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