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  • NFFE Members and American Air Travel Safety at Risk with Shuster’s FAA Privatization Plan On Wednesday, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing on “The Need to Reform FAA and Air Traffic Control to Build a 21st Century Aviation System for America,” in which Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) advocated for the privatization of the Federal Aviation...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Celebrates Successful Legislative Week The National Federation of Federal Employees celebrated after a successful legislative week which took place May 8-11 in Washington, D.C. NFFE members charged up Capitol Hill alongside their sisters and brothers from IAM locals to fight for the labor movement and the future of federal employees.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Member Communications Advisory: Paid (Fake) Media on Official Time Some NFFE members are receiving calls from local and national media reporters requesting information and perspectives from union members regarding federal official time. Many of these inquiries are devised by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, a known conservative media outlet for anti-labor forces...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Celebrates Nurses Week The National Federation of Federal Employees would like to thank all of the nurses throughout the United States for their dedication and hard work, especially during National Nurses Week.   Across the country, more than 100,000 federal nurses care for our... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Public and Private Pay Gap Continues to Widen Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report on the pay gap between federal employees and private sector workers. The CBO reports that federal employees with a professional or doctorate degree received fewer benefits and earned 24% less wages on average than private sector...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Down to the Last Day – Shutdown Averted Friday, the Congress passed a short-term spending measure, or Continuing Resolution, to keep the government running for another week. The measure will provide funding for government operations through Friday May 5th, and it now seems congressional leadership will pass a longer funding measure...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE to Celebrate Centennial at IAM Government Employees Conference in Las Vegas this September Planet Hollywood will host the IAM Government Employees Conference Sept. 17-21, 2017. NFFE's Centennial celebration will take place at the conference on the evening of Sept. 18, 2017. Don't miss it! Nearly 100 years ago, NFFE became the first federal employee union to represent our... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE’s Young Federal Leaders Program Re-Emerges NFFE will be hosting a YFL call on Friday, April 28th at 2 PM (Eastern Standard Time). “Young Federal Leaders is such an important program for our union,” said NFFE National President Randy Erwin. “With so many of our leaders throughout the country nearing retirement, we must be proactive...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Nurses Receive $100K for Unpaid Work After a process that took two years, two nurses of the San Francisco Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center were granted well-deserved and long overdue compensation for unpaid work. Peter Scott and Edward Galvan, both of NFFE Local One, are PICIS experts, a software package which monitors severely...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • After Camp Pendleton Police Officers Have Pay Slashed, NFFE Local 919 Wins Battle for Higher Pay After the recent discovery of an administrative clerical error caused Camp Pendleton police officers to receive pay cuts of 25% per month and back-pay bills for up to $35,000 each, NFFE is pleased to announce that due to actions taken by the union, Camp Pendleton police officers’ salaries are...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Provide Back Pay in Event of Government Shutdown The National Federation of Federal Employees supports the legislation of S. 861, titled The Federal Employee Fair Treatment Act. Introduced last week on Wednesday by Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), the act will guarantee back pay for federal employees in the event of a possible government shutdown.... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Join NFFE, IFPTE and Others in the March for Science Get the bulletin board-ready news story, here . NFFE is invited to join IFPTE and other labor partners for the March for Science on Saturday, April 22 in Washington, DC. The March for Science aims to bring together scientists and concerned citizens alike in advocating... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Trump Administration Proposes over $6 billion in Cuts to HUD Budget Trump Administration Proposes over $6 billion in Cuts to HUD Budget The National Federation of Federal Employees is standing in solidarity with our brothers and sisters of Local 1450 and those working within The Department of Housing and Urban Development. We are obligated to fight the Trump Administration’s proposed budget, which will cut HUD funding by... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Prepare for a Possible Government Shutdown The current Continuing Resolution (CR) — the legislative vehicle keeping the government running in the absence of 2017 appropriations — expires at midnight on April 28th. Senate Democrats have vowed to stop any attempt by Republicans to attach political provisions to future CR’s, even if...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • $100K Settlement for NFFE Local 1998 Passport Workers! NFFE members of Local 1998 have reason to celebrate this week, as the Union successfully negotiated a grievance settlement regarding performance awards issued by the Agency in 2015 and 2016. This settlement illustrates the value of NFFE membership with aggressive action by Local 1998, resulting...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Trump Proposes Draconian Cuts in Fiscal Year 2018 Budget This week, the Trump administration released a framework for the FY 2018 federal budget. The budget framework requests an increase of $54 billion in discretionary funding for defense-related and other activities, and it ordered the same amount in decreases to domestic agencies and programs....     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Call Your Congressional Rep. to Oppose HR 1259 - A Bill to Gut Due Process at VA Call Your Congressional Rep. to Oppose HR 1259 - A Bill to Gut Due Process at VA This week, the House will consider a bill by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) H.R. 1259, the inappropriately titled “VA Accountability First Act of 2017,” the latest bill to target dedicated VA doctors, nurses, and other rank-and-file employees. Under the pretense of wanting to make it easier to fire...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Celebrates International Women’s Day Today, NFFE joins our sisters and women throughout the world in celebrating International Women’s Day. What began in 1908 as a means of honoring working women, International Women’s Day now stands to commemorate the sacrifices and contributions women make for our families, communities, and...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Stop Congress from Attacking Federal ‘Official Time’ While the text of House bill H.R.1364, the “Official Time Reform Act”, has not yet been released, it is a direct attack on federal unions and their ability to represent workers.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Help FEEA Reach 1,000 Participants for its Annual Charity Walk/Run Show your support for federal employees by participating in the FEEA Fifth Annual Public Service Charity 5K Run/Walk on May 7, 2017. All proceeds from the event will go towards the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (FEEA).     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Mark Your Calendars for the Inaugural IAM National Government Employees Conference! IAM and NFFE-IAM are excited to announce that the inaugural 2017 National Government Employees Conference will take place September 17-21 at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, Nevada. In proud recognition of NFFE’s 100th anniversary, there will be a NFFE 100th Anniversary Celebration on Monday...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE's Newest Leaders Receive State-of-the-Art Training at Union Education Center Last week in Hollywood, Maryland, 39 NFFE/IAM members from across the country received state-of-the-art training at the William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center as part of the Federal Basic course administered by NFFE and IAM staff.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • DoD Brings Changes to RIF Procedures Many NFFE DOD Locals have received the attached letter Policy and Procedures for Reduction in Force in the Civilian Workforce. The policy is dated January 19, though you probably received it later. It was issued as a result of a change in law contained in the National Defense... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Legal Eagle, January 2017 Edition Friday, February 3, 2017 (National Federation of Federal Employees)     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • $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...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • The Holman Rule: Planting the Seeds of Corruption Dating back to the late 1800s, the Holman Rule is a poorly crafted piece of legislation that provides individual House members with wide latitude to amend appropriations bills on the floor of the House.  The rule also expands what can be amended on the floor,... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Erwin Takes the Helm as NFFE’s 18th National President; Stamey Sworn in as National Secretary-Treasurer Recently in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) celebrated a changing of the guard as incoming NFFE National President Randy Erwin and National Secretary-Treasurer David Stamey were sworn into office. IAMAW International President Robert Martinez, Jr....     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • In the Matter of Arbitration NFFE is Bar None In the matter of arbitration, NFFE is best at representing its members, bar none. Dave Stamey, the newly elected NFFE Secretary Treasurer, was able to make two essential points that favored Local 12 NFFE-IAM members.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE-IAM Members at Local 178 Receive Back Pay After NFFE Settles Class Action The members of NFFE-IAM Local 178 learned the value of Union membership recently as the Union settled a class action grievance alleging that employees were improperly compensated under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). That grievance culminated at an event held in November in Edgewood,...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Your Right to Petition the Government Under the 1st Amendment to the Constitution, citizens of the United States have the right to “petition the government for a redress of grievances.” Citizens do not lose their Constitutional rights when they become employees of the federal government. Congress has further protected those...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
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