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  • Over 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...    more...
  • 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...    more...
  • 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...    more...
  • NFFE Supports FAIR Act Pay and Locality Increase National President Randy Erwin thanks U.S. Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) for introducing the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act which provides a 2 percent increase in wages and a 1.2 percent increase in locality pay for an increase of 3.2 percent for 2018. Federal workers have...    more...
  • NFFE to Trump: Stop Campaigning and Start Governing NFFE President Randy Erwin criticizes Trump's hiring freeze of new federal employees, saying the freeze is little more than a gimmick to appease his beholden special interests. The executive order signed on Monday will cease hiring at most agencies and heavily impact the employment market,...    more...
  • NFFE Clears Path for Wildland Firefighters, Defense Workers With the signing of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (S. 2943), the National Federation of Federal Employees celebrates a victory for temporary and term employees at federal land management agencies and the Department of Defense through the creation of a career path to...    more...
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