October 27, 2021
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) submitted testimony to the House
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands for its hearing on wildland firefighting workforce reforms.
October 20, 2021
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is praising the Biden Administration, particularly Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, the co-chairs of the White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment. Through this Task Force, the Administration announced new guidelines today that will encourage more federal workers to join unions and to encourage collective bargaining in the federal sector.
October 19, 2021
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) announced its support for The Wildland Firefighter Classification and Pay Parity Act, introduced this afternoon by Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO). The bill would deliver a much-needed sweeping reform of pay, benefits, and support programs for federal wildland firefighters.
September 30, 2021
Today, the U.S. Congress passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) to avert a lapse in government funding. The funding was set to expire tonight at midnight, but the CR passed today, once signed by President Biden, eliminates the possibility of a government shutdown starting tonight. The bill will keep the federal government funded through December 3rd, 2021.
September 24, 2021
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) praised the passing of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2022. The NDAA passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, and now NFFE looks to the Senate to do the same. The NDAA is an important annual legislative opportunity to deliver much needed resources to federal civil servants across the country.
September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021 San Diego, CA. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is pleased to announce the Western Region Detention Facility (WRDF) in San Diego, will remain open because a six-month contract extension reached between GEO, the employer, and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS). The contract extension follows a recent campaign by…
August 26, 2021
If the facility is closed, 300 workers, including officers, nurses, doctors, teachers, counselors, and other support staff will all be suddenly terminated, putting the well-being of them and their families in danger at one of the worst possible times.
August 24, 2021
The Biden Administration announced the intended appointment of 10 new members to the Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP) – a group charged with resolving disputes when an impasse is reached between unions and government agencies during labor-management negotiations.
August 18, 2021
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is pleased with the actions taken by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA), as the agencies announced in a joint press release on Tuesday that they will be implementing President Biden’s pay initiatives for wildland firefighters to guarantee all are paid at least $15 an hour.
August 5, 2021
Randy Erwin, National President of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) released the following statement regarding the nominations by President Joseph R. Biden for Susan Tsui Grundmann to the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) and for Kurt Rumsfeld to General Counsel of the FLRA.