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NFFE Promotes Federal Pension Fairness Act to Help Feds, and State and Local Economies
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) applauds the introduction of the Federal Employee Pension Fairness Act of 2017 (H.R. 3269) in the U.S. House of Representatives. NFFE commends Representative Anthony Brown (D-MD) along with the 20 original cosponsors of the bill for their courage and commitment to protect the retirement security of our nation’s public servants.   : : MORE
NFFE partners with Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD) to introduce legislation protecting federal employee pensions

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NFFE Strongly Opposes the Dangerous and Profiteering AIRR Act that Would Privatize Air Traffic Control and Air Travel Safety
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) strongly opposes the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform & Reauthorization Act (AIRR Act), which is scheduled for committee mark-up on Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives. Currently, air traffic control and air travel safety fall under the authority of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); however, the AIRR Act will remove this function from the FAA and give it to a private organization controlled by airlines and the aviation industry, raising serious concerns among accountability and safety advocates.
News Item  ·  Jun 22, 2017

NFFE Responds to Congress Passing VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act: “Weakening Employee Protections Will Not Make the VA More Accountable”
Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the misleadingly-titled “Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017” (S. 1094), which passed the Senate last week. The bill is expected to be signed by President Donald Trump in the coming days.
News Item  ·  Jun 14, 2017

Gutting of Federal Workers’ Retirement in Trump Budget Represents a ‘Race to the Bottom’ for All Americans
NFFE President Randy Erwin on President Trump's Proposal to Slash Federal Employee Pensions: “President Trump campaigned on being a champion for working people and protecting people’s retirement. Now, in his first opportunity to make good on those promises, he is throwing working people under the bus and gutting their retirement. We believe this may be the single largest attack on a group of workers’ retirement in our nation's history. These proposed pension cuts are unconscionable.”
News Item  ·  May 23, 2017

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Forest Service Council Grabs Bipartisan Support for Injured First Responders
Today, The National Federation of Federal Employees is pleased to announce that Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA), Rep. Peter King (R-NY), and Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the First Responders Fair RETIRE Act (H.R. 3303) in the U.S. House of Representatives. NFFE Forest Service...
Press Release  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Jul 21, 2017

Urged by NFFE, Threatening Provisions Removed from FY18 NDAA
NFFE and our coalition partners have claimed a victory in combatting proposed legislation that would strip federal employees of their rights and benefits. We successfully urged the removal of language and provisions from the Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that posed a threat to federal employees.
Press Release  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Jul 17, 2017

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