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  • Threatening Whistleblowers Demonstrates Why Civil Service Protections Prevent Corruption and Tyranny

    Since the Trump Administration took office, federal employee unions, like NFFE-IAM and good government groups have fought hard to stop the dismantling of laws that promote transparency and accountability in government.  Actions taken or proposed by the Trump Administration follow a similar pattern of attacking the effectiveness of civil service laws, including: Nominating biased, unqualified…
  • UPDATE | President Trump’s Executive Orders: Guidelines for NFFE Locals

      On Wednesday September 25, NFFE and the other federal unions received disappointing news in our legal battle against the Trump Administration’s anti-union, anti-employee Executive Orders (EOs). After a panel of judges on the DC Court of Appeals struck down the lower court’s ruling that overturned the EOs, NFFE’s request to the full DC Court of Appeals to rehear…
  • NFFE Leaders Present at Labor Law Conference

      Today, three NFFE leaders presented on panels at the 37th Annual Federal Sector Labor Relations & Labor Law Conference, the nation’s longest-running labor law conference held each year at Chicago-Kent University Law School in Chicago, Illinois. The conference was attended by approximately 250 people, including top government officials and policy makers, management-side attorneys and…
  • House Ready to Avoid Shutdown on Oct. 1; Pay Increase Looking Better for 2020; NFFE Moves Fed Bills

      The House of Representatives is poised to vote on a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government funded through November 22, 2019 to give the Senate more time to pass its appropriations bills.  While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been quiet on the prospects of a CR, time is running out before the…
  • NFFE Local 1429 Proves Good Preparation Leads to Organizing Success

      In August, the members of NFFE Local 1429, working at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., conducted a three-week organizing drive and enjoyed great success. The Local added scores of new members, and with three weeks of increased visibility and lots of new information being circulated at the worksite about all the good things…
  • [VIDEO] Labor Day Message from NFFE-IAM National President Randy Erwin

  • Jan Thompson, NFFE’s Western Region Business Representative, Retires After Remarkable 32 Year Career With NFFE

    Jan Thompson, beloved and long-time NFFE National Business Representative, is set to retire this week and will serve her last day today, Friday, August 30, 2019. Thompson began her union career as a Range Conservationist with the U.S. Forest Service in Bishop, California at the Inyo National Forest. After successfully organizing her colleagues and serving…
  • National Business Representative Jim Davis Reaches Retirement After 34 Outstanding Years With NFFE

    It is hard to imagine the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) without National Business Representative (BR) Jim Davis on staff. Having served nearly 34 years as a BR, Jim has been a pillar of strength for this union for as long as practically anyone can remember. In fact, he is currently NFFE’s longest-serving staff…
  • Congratulations to NFFE’s Fastest Growing Locals of 2018!

    Earlier this year, NFFE-IAM National Headquarters hosted its annual organizing awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The ceremony—held annually during the week of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) legislative conference—honored NFFE locals that have achieved outstanding membership growth and retention in 2018. Each month, NFFE-IAM recognizes the organizing efforts of local lodges…
  • Rob Arnold and Amanda Booher Named NFFE National Business Representative/Organizers

    The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is proud to announce that Rob Arnold, NFFE National Vice President and President of NFFE Local 1998 will serve as the new National Business Representative/Organizer (BR/Organizer) for NFFE locals in the Northwest region of the United States. NFFE is also proud to announce that Amanda Booher, Vice President…