April 7, 2021
NFFE’s 2021 Organizing Donation Program incentivizes Locals to develop and execute strategic organizing plans in consultation with their National Business Representative and the NFFE National Organizing Department.
April 2, 2021
For the VA, where union members were hit particularly hard by the Trump executive orders, NFFE received notification that the VA will roll back any CBA changes, restore official time as previously agreed, stop requiring rent for official use office space, allow agency email for employee communication, and allow access and use of standard equipment to fulfill the union’s legally mandated obligations.
March 22, 2021
NFFE applauded the reintroduction of the VA Employee Fairness Act in Congress this week, a NFFE-supported bill aimed at improving the participation of VA health and medical professionals in care and workplace policies at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
March 5, 2021
Today, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) directed heads of all federal executive departments and agencies to “immediately stop” implementing the provisions of the Trump Executive Orders that negatively impacted federal workers’ rights
February 23, 2021
NFFE applauds the VA’s decision regarding office space. The on-site integration of labor and management personnel is critical to the success of VA veterans care initiatives and workforce policies.
February 8, 2021
NFFE urges Congress to renew the COVID leave provisions provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) passed last year and expand the provisions to cover all federal workers retroactively
February 4, 2021
During the last congress, NFFE formulated a strategy early on with House and Senate supporters that included introducing matching language in both chambers, placing “First Responder” in the act title, seeking bipartisan original cosponsors, and seeking the blessings of respective leaderships.
January 28, 2021
Following the relocation to a new office, John Roche NFFE-IAM Local 273’s chief steward was interviewed by Marie Pihulic of the Fort Sill Tribune.
January 26, 2021
After the election, transition teams are formed to work with the outgoing administration to facilitate a transfer of power and institutional knowledge. NFFE engaged with the Biden transition teams as a leader representing federal employees on several independent but connected fronts.
January 25, 2021
Many federal employees were subjected to an involuntary deferral of payroll tax withholding (OASDI) during the last quarter of 2020. The effect of this action, as ordered by former President Trump, is a higher tax bill for those employees for calendar year 2021.