NFFE-IAM members Ryan Regnell (left), Debbie Flores (center), and Ernesto Tanori (right) from NFFE Local 2152 support fire and will now be able to claim night differential on fire incidents.
Featured News Article$65,000 SETTLEMENT FOR NIGHT DIFFERENTIAL PAY TO NFFE MEMBERS
At the end of 2013, President Elaine Downing of Local 2152 informed the NFFE National Office that Bureau of Land Management that some BLM-CA workers were being denied appropriate night differential pay while on fire incidents. In July 2015, Local 2152 filed a grievance on behalf of all BLM-CA bargaining unit employees. In the summer of 2016, the BLM opened settlement discussions with NFFE and in October 2016, Local 2152 accepted a settlement offer of $65,000. : : MORE
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