National Federation of Federal Employees, affiliated with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO
NFFE Calls on Biden to Increase Pay and Improve Working Conditions for Wildland Firefighters
The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), sent this letter to President Biden to pinpoint all the ways his administration can act now to pay firefighters fairly, increase surge capacity, and support mental health needs and overall work/life balance.
- July 23, 2021
NFFE Wins Favorable Settlement with the Department of Veterans Affairs Reversing Dangerous Policies that Limited Employee InputThe settlement ensures that the 2011 CBA is now legally binding until July 6, 2023, in addition to the Memorandum of Agreements associated with the contract. Separately, today’s agreement settles all litigation cases stemming from multiple Trump Executive Orders, resulting in several favorable outcomes.
- July 22, 2021Last week, Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Oh.) reintroduced the “Chai Suthammanont Remembrance Act” in honor of a federal employee who passed away after contracting the COVID-19 virus at his workplace
- July 9, 2021
NFFE Engages with the Biden-Harris Administration on Improvements to Wildland Firefighter Pay, Benefits, and Work-Life BalanceNFFE is advocating for President Biden to further increase pay for all wildland firefighters, hire at least 10,000 new firefighters over the next decade, and allot more resources to support a better work-life balance for federal firefighters.
- July 1, 2021
NFFE Hails Bipartisan Fed Retirement Fairness Act, Providing Long Overdue Retirement Security for Former Temporary and Seasonal Federal EmployeesRep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) have introduced the Federal Retirement Fairness Act. The bill will allow former seasonal and temporary federal employees the option to ‘buy-back’ retirement contributions to retire on time.
NFFE In the Media
federal employee union, having ratified its
constitution on September 17, 1917.