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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.

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NFFE News


  • GEO Employees at Deyton Facility Bargain Pay Raises for All Workers

    Last year, GEO employees at Robert A. Deyton Detention Facility in Lovejoy, Georgia ratified a collective bargaining agreement to establish the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) as their union representative. The local's supplemental agreement included a four percent pay raise for all employees, including a $10 hourly wage increase for some of the nurses at the facility.
  • NFFE Applauds Confirmation of Susan Tsui Grundmann to the Federal Labor Relations Authority

    Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) praises the Senate confirmation of Susan Grundmann to the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA). Grundmann has a long and illustrious career as the chairman of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, and before then, she worked tirelessly as an esteemed labor attorney and served as the general counsel of NFFE.
  • NFFE Praises House for Passing the Federal Firefighter Fairness Act, H.R. 2499

    Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees applauds the House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2499, the Federal Firefighter Fairness Act. Introduced by Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24), the bill establishes a presumption that federal firefighters with at least five years of service who develop serious health conditions, such as cancers and long-term illnesses, did so due to on-the-job exposure to smoke and other hazardous materials.
  • NFFE Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Bloc Appeal for Wildland Firefighter Special Pay Rates and Staffing Problems

    Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees is praising a bipartisan group of lawmakers who sent a letter requesting that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) establish special pay rates for federal wildland firefighters in order to address severe staffing shortages.
  • NFFE Has Incredible Year in Membership Growth; Growing 6.3% in 2021

    The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is pleased to announce that 2021 was one of the very best organizing years for our union in the past several decades, achieving 6.3% net growth in the twelve-month period ending in December of last year. Further, with the membership gains from 2021 NFFE has fully recovered from membership losses that were suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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