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.
July 12, 2023
Today, the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to discuss H.R. 4278, the Restore Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability Act. NFFE submitted a statement for the record opposing this legislation, which would restore the previously failed VA Accountability Act of 2017.
July 12, 2023
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) applauds the introduction of the Wildland Firefighter Paycheck Protection Act (WFPPA), which will codify into law a continuation of base pay levels for federal wildland firefighters as outlined in President Biden’s original budget proposal for FY24.
June 27, 2023
Today, NFFE released a new fact sheet that is designed to combat disinformation about the federal workforce. “The Fight for American Democracy: Dispelling Popular Lies and Myths about the Federal Workforce” is available for public use.