December 21, 2022
Today, NFFE praises the U.S. Senate confirmation of Robert Shriver as Deputy Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
December 16, 2022
NFFE is claiming victory as language from both the Federal Firefighter Fairness Act (H.R. 2499) and the Federal Firefighters Workforce Support Act was included in the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
December 16, 2022
NFFE applauds the passage of the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The annual legislation provides significant funding for federal employees in this year’s iteration, including many priorities for NFFE members.
December 15, 2022
Today, NFFE praises the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the VA Employee Fairness Act (H.R. 1948). The bipartisan legislation has over 200 cosponsors and allows Title 38 employees at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to have the same collective bargaining rights as other federal employees.
November 18, 2022
NFFE applauds the U.S. Senate for passing the First Responder Fair RETIRE Act late Thursday evening. The law will order agencies to place injured federal first responders who return to work into “equivalent positions” as they held before, thereby protecting their employment and accelerated retirement status.
November 2, 2022
Today, NFFE strongly condemns the wrongful arrest of Rick Snodgrass, a U.S. Forest Service (USFS) wildland firefighter who was working as an active “burn boss” when taken into sheriff’s custody on October 19, 2022.
September 27, 2022
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) is urging Congress to vote on and pass the VA Employee Fairness Act of 2021 (H.R. 1948/S. 771), legislation that now has over 200 bipartisan cosponsors in the House of Representatives. Introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), the bill ensures that Title 38 employees with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs have the same collective bargaining rights as other federal employees.
September 12, 2022
On Friday, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives requesting that members of congress vote for the Preventing a Patronage System Act (H.R. 302) expected on the House floor this week. The bipartisan legislation aims to protect the merit system principles of the federal workforce by preventing U.S. president from requiring political loyalty from the apolitical career ranks of federal civil service.
August 3, 2022
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) praises the U.S. Senate’s passage of the PACT Act. Once signed into law by President Biden, the legislation will deliver high-quality Veterans Health Administration (VA) care and benefits to an additional 3.5 million veterans affected by toxic burn pits and provides critical resources to the VA.
August 1, 2022
The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) praises the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act (H.R. 5118) late Friday evening. Introduced by Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO), Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Wildfire Caucus, the major natural resources package will boost investments for combatting wildfires, drought response, and disaster mitigation efforts.