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House Ready to Avoid Shutdown on Oct. 1; Pay Increase Looking Better for 2020; NFFE Moves Fed Bills
The House of Representatives is poised to vote on a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government funded through November 22, 2019 to give the Senate more time to pass its appropriations bills.   : : MORE

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NFFE Local 1429 Proves Good Preparation Leads to Organizing Success
The members of NFFE Local 1429, working at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., conducted a three-week organizing drive and enjoyed great success. The Local added scores of new members, and with three weeks of increased visibility and lots of new information being circulated, was able to greatly expand its base of support on the Depot.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Sep 6, 2019

[VIDEO] Labor Day Message from NFFE-IAM National President Randy Erwin
In the next few days, I hope you will take a moment to think about why we celebrate Labor Day. It’s the one day of the year that we honor people that work. We tend to look at historical figures and attribute our nation’s greatest achievements to those individuals-- but it was millions of people working countless hours to bring these tremendous visions to reality.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Sep 2, 2019

Jan Thompson, NFFE’s Western Region Business Representative, Retires After Remarkable 32 Year Career With NFFE
Jan Thompson, beloved and long-time NFFE National Business Representative, is set to retire this week and will serve her last day today, Friday, August 30, 2019. Thompson began her union career as a Range Conservationist with the U.S. Forest Service in Bishop, California at the Inyo National Forest. After successfully organizing her colleagues and serving as the president of the newly established local, Thompson was offered a Business Representative position in 1987 and moved to Oklahoma to service NFFE’s western locals.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Aug 30, 2019

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Press Releases

Federal Unions to Rally Tuesday, September 24 at Noon on Capitol Hill to Stop Corruption against Federal Workers
Federal employee unions will host a protest and press event on Capitol Hill to rally against the growing corruption within the Executive Branch that targets career federal workers. Under the Trump administration, federal civil servants are increasingly subjected to threats, punitive relocations, and political intimidation.
Press Release  ·  Sep 13, 2019

Passport Workers Warn Agency is ‘Woefully Understaffed’ – ‘Pain Ahead’ for U.S. Travelers
Internal documents at the Department of State reflect an explosion in the number of passports requested and issued since 2015. Despite a 36% surge in passport demand over the 3-year period, the agency has failed to increase the number of Passport Specialists (the employees who process passport applications) to adequately meet that demand.
Press Release  ·  Aug 6, 2019

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