Featured Press ReleaseOver 700 Red River Army Depot Jobs Saved!
Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) praises Defense Secretary James Mattis for extending the jobs of over 700 term/temp employees at the Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, Texas. Until yesterday, the fate of these employees was unknown because the Department of Defense had not yet approved an exemption for depot workers from the federal hiring freeze initiated by the Trump administration in January. : : 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).
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 evening, September 18.
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.
House Panel Struggles with Official Time
The House Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity held a hearing on the federal government’s tracking and use of Official Time, a provision in the law that allows federal employees to promote efficiency, safety, and cost-saving measures to management through the representation of rank-and file workers who normally may not have a voice.
Parental Leave Act Comes to Term with Families
Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) praises U.S. Representatives Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) for introducing the Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act of 2017. If passed, the measure will provide federal employees with six weeks of leave in connection with the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child.
What the U.S. Needs is More Older Workers, but a Fed Study Says Employers Refuse to Hire Them
Older women are particularly vulnerable to age discrimination.
100 Feds Found to Be Frequent Workplace Porn-Watchers
TV stationâ€™s FOIA request raises questions about enforcement.
Counter-Terror Chief: Expect Terrorist Drone Swarms 'Soon'
An upcoming competition will spotlight systems for downing enemy UAVs attacking solo or in groups.
Trumpâ€™s Defense Topline Faces a Big Hurdle, Just as When Obama Proposed It
The new administrationâ€™s proposal to give the Defense Department $603 billion in 2018 exceeds legal limits by about 10 percent.