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  • Senate Majority Leader Fights Against Another Shutdown, Pushes for Agreement with House Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) strongly urged the Senate and House to come to an agreement on funding before the current Continuing Resolution runs out on February 15th.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Supports and House Passes 2.6% Increase for Feds in 2019 NFFE worked closely with Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) to get a bill passed through the House quickly this week that affords federal workers a 2.6% annual increase, topping the 1.9% increase passed by the Senate last year but died at the end of the congress.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Join the NFFE FLSA Lawsuit Now! NFFE-IAM has joined forces with Snider & Associates, LLC, and several other Unions to file a collective action lawsuit against the federal government based upon its failure to pay minimum wage and/or overtime to excepted employees who are working through the shutdown.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Notice of Additional Resources and General Guidance for Shutdown Impacted Employees We have been working to locate resources to assist those members affected by this shutdown. While resources may vary by locality, please see inside for various resources available for our members in need.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • #StopTheShutdown Get Involved! Things You Can Do Today We are not stopping until the shutdown is over. Even if you’re not furloughed or directly affected by the shutdown, get involved and stand up for your fellow NFFE members! Here’s how you can help:     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown Rally: Take Me Back to Work! Please join federal and DC workers at 12 noon in front of Nationals Park (1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003) on Thursday (1/17/19) for a rally protesting Senate Republicans' planned retreat at the stadium.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Leads the Fight for Feds at Rallies, on Capitol Hill, and in Media Across the World NFFE co-chaired and organized the largest rally of federal workers ever to appear at AFL-CIO headquarters and then led a march to the White House on Thursday, January 10, 2019.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Federal Worker Rally and March to the White House Please join NFFE and its federal labor partners this Thursday (Jan. 10th) for a noontime rally and march to the White House to stop the government shutdown. Federal workers will speak about how the shutdown affects federal workers, their families, their agencies, and the American people.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown Update: NFFE to Rally with Labor on Thursday at White House to End Shutdown NFFE is organizing and co-chairing a federal workers rally scheduled for Thursday, January 10th to protest the continuing shutdown and resulting furloughs that are financially hurting over a half million federal employees and families.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • President Erwin Discusses Shutdown Impact on CNN NFFE National President Randy Erwin appeared on CNN's New Day Weekend to discuss the effects of a government shutdown and furlough on federal employees and their families, especially during the holiday season.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown Update - Congress Leaves for Holidays With the Senate going into recess yesterday after no sign of agreement between the House and Senate to end the shutdown, the next possible day for a resolution is Thursday. From the looks of things, it ain’t going well.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown Begins at Midnight Friday - What Members Need to Know With the failure of the Congress and White House to agree on a funding measure today, the current Continuing Resolution expires at midnight, effectively closing several Cabinet agencies and independent agencies. Departments affected include USDA, Interior, HUD, State (although NPC may still...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown-averting Discussions Break Down If House GOP leaders find a way to fund both endeavors in the CR, the question remains, will a “loaded” CR pass the full House and then survive a vote in the Senate. And, all of this must be done before late Friday night to beat the furlough that kicks in on Saturday morning.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Tell Congress: No Shutdown! Do your job! Since 2011, federal workers have sacrificed upwards of $200 billion toward deficit reduction, mostly through years of pay freezes and pension cuts. Government employees have also experienced furlough days and job insecurity in recent years—including the 2013 government shutdown that cost...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Member Update: Shutdown Threat Pushed Back to Dec. 21st Agencies with full 2019 funding do not have to worry about the Grinch stealing Christmas (VA, Energy, Defense, Labor, HHS, Education) but for agencies still waiting (USDA, Interior, HUD, EPA, DHS, and many small agencies) the threat remains real.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Leaders Chart Nationwide Organizing Plan for 2019 This week, a group of National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) leaders, including national business representatives, National Executive Council (NEC) officers, headquarters staff, organizers, benefits providers, and council representatives, gathered...to forge NFFE’s membership building...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Swings Hard at Federal Salary Council Attempt to Blur Pay Gap On Tuesday November 13, the Federal Salary Council (FSC) of the Office of Personnel Management held a public hearing to debate, among other issues related to federal pay, whether to change federal-private pay gap calculations to include “total compensation” rather than a focus on salary level.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Veterans Day Message from NFFE National President Randy Erwin This Sunday is Veterans Day. It gives me great pride to recognize and honor the millions of men and women who have selflessly answered the call to serve in our nation’s armed forces.     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • Exercise Your Right to Vote! The most important midterm election of our lifetime is just days away. On Tuesday, Nov. 6th (or earlier if your state allows it), I hope you will join me in exercising your constitutional right to vote. This election cycle, all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and 35 of 100 seats in...     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • Government Request for Expedited Appeal Denied “We believe the Judges made the right decision in denying the Government's request to cut to the front of the line with the briefing schedule,” stated Suzanne Summerlin, NFFE Associate General Counsel.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Voter Registration Deadline With Election Day two weeks away, NFFE wants to ensure that all our members are registered to vote. Inside you will find a chart listing the remaining states where registration deadlines have not passed.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Local 12 Membership Hosts Appreciation Cookout Local President Carmella Thomas remarked, “It’s great to come together and spend some time outside of work getting to know each other’s families and relaxing a bit. We’re so grateful to our members who not only do a great job in their demanding positions every day, but then find the time...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • President Erwin Huddles with House Leadership to Set 2019 Congressional Agenda for Federal Employees National President Randy Erwin met with House Democratic leadership to discuss the 2019 congressional agenda to advance the interests of federal employees and unions.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Down to the Last Few Minutes to Sign a Continuing Resolution…Once Again The President is expected to sign an appropriation “minibus” bill that includes a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the rest of government until December 7.  If the President does not sign the bill before Monday, the government will go into a lapse in funding (i.e., a partial... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • FEHB Rates Tick Up for 2019 Beginning November 12 through December 10, 2018, federal employees and retirees will have access to the annual Open Season for health insurance, dental and vision insurance in which they can review current plans, make changes, and in enroll in coverage.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • New Legal Benefit for NFFE Members! As part of the goal to provide additional benefits for members, NFFE has secured an agreement with the Harris Federal Law Firm to provide NFFE members with discounted legal services for federal disability claims.  Based in Lexington, Kentucky, Harris Federal Law Firm operates a nationwide... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Congratulations to the August Organizing Award Winners A big congratulations goes out to NFFE Locals CE 3, FL 2109, FL1953, FL 1887, FL 2153 and FL 1865     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • Call, then Send a Letter to Congress: No Pay Freeze! After President Trump ordered a pay freeze for FY 2019—and then said he needed more time to think about it—two groups of House lawmakers sent two separate letters demanding that Trump support a 1.9% pay increase for federal employees in FY 2019.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Labor Day 2018 | Message to all NFFE Members, Family and Friends “They remind us that where free unions and collective bargaining are forbidden, freedom is lost. They remind us that freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. You and I must protect and preserve freedom here or it will not be passed on to our children.”     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • NFFE Statement on OPM Executive Order Guidance “I am glad that OPM is taking immediate actions to ensure that agencies fully comply with Judge Brown Jackson’s order,” stated Randy Erwin, NFFE National President. “These executive orders were a clear violation of the law..."     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
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