September 15, 2023
Today, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued a press statement announcing a proposed rule to protect the career civil service from corruption and undue political influence.
September 15, 2023
Today, NFFE applauds a bipartisan Senate bloc for sending a letter to Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, urging the Senate to pass S. 2272, the Wildland Firefighter Paycheck Protection Act.
September 7, 2023
As the deadline to avoid a severe pay cliff for federal wildland firefighters approaches, NFFE is focusing on House and Senate leadership to pass critical legislation by the end of the month.
August 29, 2023
Last week, NFFE sent a letter to the U.S. Senate endorsing President Biden’s nomination of Martin O’Malley for Commissioner of the Social Security Administration (SSA).
August 8, 2023
Today, NFFE praises the introduction of the House of Representatives companion bill to S. 2272, the Wildland Firefighter Paycheck Protection Act.
August 7, 2023
On a recent trip to New Hampshire, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis stated that, if elected president, when it comes to federal employees, “we are going to start slitting throats on day one.” NFFE President Erwin responds.
July 31, 2023
Today, NFFE sent a letter to the editor-in-chief of The Intercept sharply criticizing an article that inaccurately portrayed NFFE’s fight to modernize the federal wildland fire services and help firefighters.
July 24, 2023
NFFE is proud to announce workers at Yellowstone National Park have elected America’s first federal employee union to represent America’s first established National Park.
July 21, 2023
Today, Senator Rand Paul thanked firefighters for responding to fire at his office in Kentucky. This show of gratitude comes after he voted to cut the pay for federal firefighters on Wednesday in a Senate hearing where Paul serves as ranking member.
July 20, 2023
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee (HSGAC) voted 10-1 to advance the Wildland Firefighter Paycheck Protection Act (S. 2272) to the full Senate for future debate.