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NFFE, America’s First Federal Employee Union, Celebrates 100 Years Fighting for Federal Employees
This week, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), America’s first civil service federal employee union, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. NFFE was founded on September 17, 1917.   : : MORE

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NFFE Legislative Action Alert
Two very important pieces of legislation are coming down the pipe on Capitol Hill (H.R. 2810, H.R. 2997). Each contain harmful amendments and provisions, that will drastically impact federal employees. Click to learn more about NFFE's stance and ways to contact your US Representative.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Sep 13, 2017

NFFE: Keep Politics and Ideology Away from Science
NFFE supports the Science Protection Project. A new initiative launched by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)-- providing a hotline for federal employees and allies to report any incidents that may diminish the role of science in federal decision-making.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Sep 8, 2017

Labor Day 2017 Message to all NFFE Members, Family and Friends
This month 100 years ago, NFFE was founded as the first labor union to represent federal employees. In 1917, there was no retirement system, working hours were poorly controlled, leave time was not standardized, Saturday was not recognized as a weekend day, and federal employees had not received a pay increase since the Civil War…
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Sep 1, 2017

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NFFE Concerned About Anti-Union Impasses Panel
Recently, the Federal Labor Relations Authority released the names of newly appointed panelists to the Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP), nominated by President Donald Trump. According to the professional biographies released by the agency, the new panelists appear to embrace a common distain for the labor community which places them in direct conflict with the labor-management dispute resolution mission of the agency. “The Trump administration pulled out all of the stops on this one,” said Randy Erwin, National President of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE).
Press Release  ·  Aug 17, 2017

NFFE Promotes Federal Pension Fairness Act to Help Feds, and State and Local Economies
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. If passed, this law will help to reverse some of the damage done to workers in recent years by decreasing the mandatory pension contributions for new federal employees from 4.4 percent to 0.8 percent. This small change in the law will increase take home pay and provide greater contributions to state and local economies.
Press Release  ·  Jul 21, 2017

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