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Federal Employee Due Process Protections At Risk
November 14, 2014
In a recent string of interviews, McDonald has said that around 2,000 VA employees are being actively monitored for potential disciplinary action. Of that 2,000, McDonald estimates nearly half will receive some form of discipline – likely in the form of suspension or termination. In a scandal that began with a handful of negligent managers, thousands of VA employees are now on heightened watch by the possibility of being unfairly disciplined. (Full Story)

Worker-Friendly Candidates Face Difficult Election Night
November 12, 2014
Middle-of-the-road legislation expected of divided Congress can no longer be expected. With Congress in one-party control, there is a very good chance that Congress will take action on numerous bills that are highly partisan in nature. For federal employees, that means the chances are significantly increased that legislation will be moved that includes pension cuts, draconian workforce reductions, and the further squeezing of federal employee pay. (Full Story)

A Special Veterans Day Message
November 10, 2014
On this Veterans Day, let us take a moment to recognize and honor the millions of men and women who have selflessly answered the call to serve in our nation’s military. Our nation – founded on a promise of liberty – has been built upon a proud heritage of military service. These sacrifices, too often paid in blood, must not be forgotten. (Full Story)


NFFE IN THE NEWS:

Human Resource Executive, 11/12/2014
Reform, GOP-Style


NEWS FROM THE IAMAW:

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Labor Rallies to #StopFastTrack
IAM Takes First Place For Organizing Wins
Connecticut Machinists Help Secure Election Day Bright Spot
Washington State IAM Members Win Milestone Arbitration Case
SpaceX in Hot Water Over Alleged Labor Violations
Historic Brazilian Aerospace Strike Ends, But Workers Continue Struggle
IAM Honors Veterans, Introduces New Veterans Services Program

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