19 February 2020
The EOs have been implemented beginning October 2, 2019. Implementation bargaining is occurring many NFFE units. NFFE has filed negotiability appeals with FLRA claiming the EOs are illegal. These cases are likely headed back to federal court on the same theory that NFFE advanced in the District Court in the 2018 EO case. NFFE remains committed to overturning the illegal Trump Eos.
25 September 2019
16 July 2019
The U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit struck down
the lower court ruling by Judge Ketanji Brown-Jackson in the Trump EO case.
4 April 2019
NFFE-IAM Attorneys attended oral arguments at the federal appeals court for the District of Columbia where a three-judge panel considered
the government's challenge to the union's winning lawsuit.
18 October 2018
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia denied
the Trump Administration's request to expedite its appeal of the union victory against the EOs.
29 August 2018
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued
guidance requiring agencies to rescind any implementation of the three anti-employee EOs following US District Court Judge Ketanji Brown's order.
24 August 2018
The federal unions won a challenge in federal court after petitioning to strike down provisions in the executive orders.
13 June 2018
NFFE filed a joint lawsuit with the IAMAW and 11 other federal workers' unions against President Trump and OPM, in response to the EOs.
25 May 2018
President Trump issued
three Executive Orders aimed at degrading the rights of federal sector employees.
- #13836: Re-open collective bargaining agreements and then rush negotiations
- #13837: Hamstring unions' ability to represent workers
- #13839: Fire first, ask questions never