Become a NFFE-IAM Member

Want to be a member of the National Federation of Federal Employees, IAMAW? There are two ways to join: 1) Join an existing NFFE-IAM Local at your workplace; or 2) Petition for an election to start your own NFFE-IAM Local. Below are the forms and instructions necessary to join the movement and become a brother or sister of NFFE-IAM.

JOIN A NFFE-IAM LOCAL AT YOUR WORKPLACE

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If you are a federal employee: Download and Complete an 1187 Union Membership Request Form.

If you are NOT a federal employee: Download and Complete an IAM Membership form.

If you have any questions or are unsure of which form to fill out please contact NFFE-IAM Headquarters at (202) 216-4420.

Submit the completed 1187/membership form to a Local Union Representative. If you do not know your Local Representatives, please email, fax, or mail the form to NFFE-IAM Headquarters:

Mail: 1225 New York Ave, NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC, 20005

Fax: (202) 898-1861 (Attn: Organizing Department)

Email: newmember[at]nffe.org

NOT SURE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO JOIN A NFFE-IAM LOCAL?

Look at your SF-50 block 37 labeled “BUS CODE”: This unique four-digit number identifies if you are in a bargaining unit, and which one you belong to. You may not recognize the number, but your employee relations office can tell you which Union you are represented by.

If block 37 is 8888 you are not eligible to belong to a Union. This code identifies managers and employees determined by the FLRA to be ineligible due to the nature of the work they perform.

If block 37 is 7777 you are eligible to belong to a Union. You are currently not part of a bargaining unit; even if there is a Union in your place of work.

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ORGANIZE A NFFE-IAM LOCAL AT YOUR WORKPLACE

Not sure if you have a NFFE-IAM Local at your Workplace?: Contact NFFE Headquarters newmember[at]nffe.org with your Name, Agency, Location, and Occupation, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Please be sure to include a personal email address and/or personal phone number.

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To organize a NFFE-IAM Local at your workplace: contact newmember[at]nffe.org with your Name, Agency, Location, and Occupation. We will then direct your request to one of our local representatives or National Business Representatives.

Please be sure to include an email address and/or phone number with your request, and we will contact you shortly.

NFFE-IAM MEMBER BENEFITS

As a member of the National Federation of Federal Employees, IAMAW, you have access to some of the best consumer, financial and educational benefits the labor community has to offer. Along with the benefits bargained on your behalf by NFFE-IAM representatives in the workplace, you are also offered discounts on various consumer products and services, as well as educational opportunities for expanding your knowledge of labor history, issues, and practices.

Click Here to Learn More About NFFE's Member Benefits Program