June 22, 2023
Yesterday, NFFE submitted testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Accountability for a hearing addressing post-pandemic backlogs and delays in service of U.S. passports.
June 13, 2023
Biden Seeks to End Years of Corrupt Decisions with a New FLRA Board
June 7, 2023
NFFE is calling on Congress to take immediate action to avoid a mass resignation of potentially thousands of federal wildland firefighters. In a letter sent this week to the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, a group of bipartisan Senators echoed NFFE’s request for Congress to act now to address this imminent crisis.
May 9, 2023
NFFE thanks Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), Representative Joe Neguse (D-CO), and Representative Katie Porter (D-CA) for reintroducing the Tim Hart Wildland Firefighter Classification and Pay Parity Act, also known as “Tim’s Act.”
April 19, 2023
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) held a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol to raise awareness of the severe issues facing the federal wildland firefighting workforce.
March 13, 2023
NFFE praises the Biden Administration’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2024, which addresses several issues relating to the federal wildland firefighter workforce. More than $4.2 billion would be provided to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior to implement necessary reforms.
March 10, 2023
In addition to a 5.2% pay increase for federal employees across the board, the budget would provide increased resources in several key areas for NFFE-IAM members at agencies such as Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Agriculture, including the Forest Service.
March 1, 2023
NFFE calls on Congress to pass H.R. 20, the Richard L. Trumka Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), which strengthens workers’ rights to unionize and collectively bargain over workplace policies.
February 28, 2023
NFFE applauds President Biden’s nomination of Julie Su as the next Secretary of the Department of Labor.
February 14, 2023
NFFE applauds the introduction of the Saving the Civil Service Act, a bipartisan bill that seeks to safeguard the civil service from political manipulation and to protect the merit systems principles of the federal workforce.