January 12, 2022
As we enter the new year, it is important for federal employees to understand policies and guidance related to the ongoing COVID pandemic. This includes considering what options you have if you test positive for the coronavirus.
January 10, 2022
A big congratulations goes out to NFFE Locals 927, 2189, 1781, and 1340 (October), 273, 1138, 1998, and 1865 (November), and 1, 1966, 1956, and 7 (December).
January 7, 2022
Wildland firefighters and Forest Service employees of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests (GMUG) started the New Year with good news, as the final tally of their recent election to name the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) as their union representative was formally approved.
January 6, 2022
Last month, President Biden formally raised the pay of federal civilian employees via executive order, starting with the first full pay period of this year. Government-wide, employees received an increase of 2.2% in basic pay, in addition to an average 0.5% raise in locality pay for General Schedule employees.
December 16, 2021
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2022. The annual bill includes significant policies and resources for federal employees across the board.
December 13, 2021
Last week, leadership of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) attended a meeting at the office of Representative Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ) with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson to discuss the proposed, but still vague plan to reorganize the William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC).
December 2, 2021
Last week, the Biden-Harris Administration published its “Government-wide Strategic Plan to Advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) in the Federal Workforce.” The DEIA Plan provides guidance for implementing the Executive Order and illustrates steps that agencies can take to improve DEIA in their workplaces.
December 1, 2021
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Government Operations held a hearing on “The Future of Federal Work” and discussed new legislation entitled the “Building the Next Generation of Federal Employees Act,” also known as “NextGenFeds.” The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) provided written testimony from National President Randy Erwin in support of the bill
November 30, 2021
The Biden-Harris Administration recently released the President’s Management Agenda Vision (PMA), which sets goals for the federal workforce. Of significance for NFFE, the PMA’s highest priority is empowering and organizing federal employees, including promoting employee engagement and worker’s rights.
November 24, 2021
Last week, NFFE-IAM announced the addition of nearly 900 new members to our union from GEO facilities in California and Georgia. After ratifying their collective bargaining agreement, workers are proud to unionize and ready to improve their workplaces.