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  • Shutdown Update for NFFE-IAM Members

    Again, we are on the brink of a federal funding lapse set to occur at the end of the day on Thursday, November 21st. Two legislative days remain before the current continuing resolution expires. The good news: House and Senate leaderships are optimistic that another short-term agreement was reached to keep agencies open through December…
  • Shutdown Update for NFFE-IAM Members

    Again, we are on the brink of a federal funding lapse set to occur at the end of the day on Thursday, November 21st.  Two legislative days remain before the current continuing resolution expires.  The good news: House and S enate leaderships are optimistic that another short-term agreement was reached to keep agencies open through…
  • Veterans Day Message from NFFE National President Randy Erwin

    Brothers and Sisters, This Veterans Day, please join me in honoring those who served and those who continue to serve in uniform defending the country from all threats foreign and domestic.  To all of our military service men and women, whether active, retired, deployed or at home, you have our utmost respect and admiration.  Today,…
  • NFFE and Federal Workers Alliance Partners Continue to Oppose the Nomination of Catherine Bird as FLRA General Counsel

    A very small office within the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) has a big impact on the fairness and transparency of the FLRA itself. It is called the Office of the General Counsel, and it is a senate-confirmed position that provides guidance to unions and managers that appear before the agency. The job is also…
  • 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