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NFFE NEWS BRIEF: SEPTEMBER 9 - SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
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NFFE NEWS:

In Defense of Temporary Federal Employees' FEHB Eligibility
September 10, 2014
Last Friday, the Washington Post reported that Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) questioned the legality of a recent Office of Personnel Management (OPM) proposal to extend eligibility for coverage under the Federal Health Insurance Benefits Program (FEHBP) to certain temporary federal employees. In Senator Coburn’s questioning of legality, the Senator relied on Sec. 8906a of Title 5, United States Code. There are no such prohibitions in Sec. 8906a. This appears to be an artificial political attack on a routine, good-government rule change. (Full Story)


NFFE IN THE NEWS:

The Washington Post, 9/10/2014
The case for extending federal-worker health coverage to temporary feds


NEWS FROM THE IAMAW:

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The IAM Remembers 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
IAM Announces Labor Studies Partnership with SUNY Empire State College
Brianna Gregory to Join IAM Transportation Department
Enroll in the IAM Employee Assistance Program III Now
IAM Band unioNation Looking for Musicians
Meet the Koch Sisters: ‘So Not Related to Those Guys’
No Surprise Here: Nikki Haley Campaign Ad Attacks Labor
IAM Supports Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Ex-Im Bank
Victory for Fighting Machinists of Long Beach Local 1930
IAM Southern Territory Nabs Pegasus Corp. Organizing Win
Fundraising Tournament Raises Over $10K for Guide Dogs
Online Protest in Support of Net Neutrality on Sept. 10

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