GET NFFE E-NEWS
   

NFFE Legislative Page

As a citizen of the United States of America, you have the right to seek help from your elected representatives in addressing your concerns -- including policies that affect your conditions of employment as a federal employee. You may contact your Congressional representatives on such matters as long as you are on your own time, use your personal phone/computer, and make it clear you are contacting them as a citizen and not speaking on behalf of the agency.

DO NOT CONTACT MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ON OFFICIAL DUTY TIME, USING A GOVERNMENT PHONE, ON GOVERNMENT PROPERTY, OR USING GOVERNMENT EQUIPMENT INCLUDING GOVERNMENT EMAIL ADDRESSES. 

For further information regarding your right to petition the government, click here.



Write to your Representatives and Senators


                                ResistBot 
   

Use the links below to draft a letter to your congressional representatives. 

1) Tell Congress to Protect Federal Workers' 'Official Time'

2) 
Hands Off Federal Workers' Rights,
Say No to the PAGE Act


3) 
Tell Congress to Protect the Department of Housing and Urban Development 

Use ResistBot to fax a letter to your 
congressional representatives from your cell phone.

1) Text "resist" to 50409
2) Enter your name and zip code
3) Enter the text you want to send to your representatives. (i.e. "Vote 'no' on H.R. 1364")
4) Follow the prompts to let your voice be heard in Congress


Active Action Alerts



1. Contact your House representatives and tell them to vote "NO" on the "Veterans, Employees, and Taxpayers Protection Act of 2017" (H.R. 1461)

2. Click here to oppose H.R. 1364 - Congressional Attack on Official Time

3. Click here to oppose $6 Billion HUD program cuts


Legislative Issues


GENERAL LEGISLATIVE WATCH LIST

Legislative Watch List


FY18 BUDGET

Letter to the House Budget Committee


OFFICIAL TIME

Letter to the House: HR 1461 VA Official Time 6/02/17

Position Paper: HR 1364 Official Time Reform Act

Talking Points: Official Time

Q & A: Official Time


FEDERAL PAY
Position Paper: H.R. 757/S. 255 FAIR Act

PUBLIC PRIVATE PAY GAP
News Story: Widening Pay Gap 5/5/2017

RETIREMENT SECURITY

FAA AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL PRIVATIZATION
Position Paper: Oppose ATC Privatization
News Story: Trump/Shuster Trade Safety for Profits 6/5/17

FIRST RESPONDER 6c RETIREMENT SECURITY
Position Paper: First Responder 6c Retirement
White Paper: "Broken Promises, Injured Firefighters"

WORKFORCE REDUCTION

Talking Points: Federal Workforce Reduction
Press Release: DoD Changes in RIF Procedures 2/10/2017

PAID PARENTAL LEAVE
Position Paper: H.R. 1022 Paid Parental Leave

VETERANS AFFAIRS
Letter to the House: H.R. 1461 VA Official Time 6/02/17
Press Release: Veterans Are Not Political Pawns 3/3/17
Press Release: NFFE Responds to S. 1094 VA "Accountability" Bill

Want to see where your elected representatives stand on the issues that matter to America's middle class? Interested in finding out whether they have YOUR best interests in mind? Use this handy interactive map to find your elected officials and see if they are a friend of working families.

Click Here to Search Your Representatives' Voting Records


Helpful Links

Why Legislative Action Matters for You

 IAM Action Center

Tips for Meeting with Elected Officials

Number of Federal Employees by state