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  • NFFE National President Richard N. Brown’s Statement on Nomination of John Berry as Director of OPM

    “The National Federation of Federal Employees strongly supports the nomination of John Berry as Director of the Office of Personnel Management. His stellar record of public service and employee relations make him an excellent choice for the position. Berry has a wealth of executive leadership experience from his time at the National Fish and Wildlife…
  • Obama Signs Stimulus Bill: Much-needed Resources Headed to Federal Agencies

    Denver, CO – This week, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, also known as the stimulus bill, a bold action that is intended to stimulate the slumping economy and create millions of jobs for American workers. Tuesday’s signing is the culmination of a knock-down, drag-out battle on Capitol Hill…
  • Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act Reintroduced in House and Senate

    Washington, DC – Last week, Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) introduced the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act (S. 354), a bill that would amend the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to provide all federal employees with four weeks of paid parental leave when caring for a newly born or adopted child. The same…
  • NFFE Elected to Represent Professional Employees at Forest Service Regional Office

    Milwaukee, WI – Last week, professional employees at the U.S. Forest Service’s Eastern Region Regional Office, located in Milwaukee, WI, chose NFFE as their exclusive bargaining representative. The non-professional employees working from the office were already represented by NFFE Local 2165 prior to the election process, but the local now represents both the professional and…