Press Releases


  • Trump Signs Executive Order Declaring War Against America’s Civil Servants

      Friday, May 25, 2018   Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), representing over 100,000 federal workers, expressed outrage after President trump signs three Executive Orders, all of which aim to decimate the principles of an apolitical federal civil service.  Together, the practical application of the executive orders creates a culture…
  • Federal Employees Union Slams “Misleading” OPM Report on Official Time

    Thursday, May 17, 2018   Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), a union representing 110,000 federal employees across the country, reacts to the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) misleading report on official time usage for FY16 that was issued today. The union took exception to the report – and OPM’s…
  • NFFE OPPOSES “Shameful” Bill to Privatize Veterans’ Care

      Tuesday, May 15, 2018   Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) expressed outrage at a bill scheduled for a vote this week in the U.S. House that, if passed, would allow for the privatization of veterans’ care and services to private providers inexperienced at treating veterans.  In addition, the bill…
  • Veterans Affairs Secretary “Pushed Out” for Standing Up for Veterans

    Thursday, March 29, 2018    Washington, D.C. — Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) reacts to President Trump’s decision to fire Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin, a known opponent of the effort to privatize health and medical services at the VA. “Dr. Shulkin, as an experienced medical practitioner who governed the…
  • NFFE Scores Big Win in FAA Privatization Fight

    Wednesday, February 28, 2018    Washington, D.C. — Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) celebrated a victory against an effort to privatize the nation’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) system.  The effort, led by several major airlines, proposed to remove the ATC system from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to a private entity largely controlled…
  • Government Open, Budget Caps Raised; Time to Govern

    Friday, February 9, 2018    Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) applauds Congress on passing a Continuing Resolution (CR) to reopen government after a brief pre-dawn shutdown, allowing Federal employees to report to work Friday morning.   “Without a minute to spare, Congress pulled off an agreement to keep the government working…
  • NFFE Supports FAIR Act Pay and Locality Increase

    Wednesday, January 31, 2017 Washington, D.C. –  Today, National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) National President Randy Erwin expressed strong support for the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act, introduced by Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA), which would give federal workers a 2 percent adjustment to their base pay and a 1.2 percent average increase…
  • Trump, in State of the Union, Seeks New Workforce Management Authority that Already Exists

    Wednesday, January 31, 2018    Washington, D.C. –  Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) speaks out against comments made by President Trump during his State of the Union speech delivered in Congress last night.  During his speech, President Trump called upon Congress to give Cabinet secretaries the ability to reward good workers and remove…
  • House and Senate Vote to Reopen Government

    Monday, January 22, 2018    Washington, D.C. – Today, in a scramble to find an agreement to reopen U.S. government offices around the world, Congressional leaders in both chambers from both parties voted on a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government through February 8.  The president is expected to sign the CR today which…
  • NFFE Firefighters Fight Thomas Over Holidays

    Thursday, December 21, 2017   Hundreds of Federal Firefighters to Spend Christmas on Fire Line as Historic Thomas Fire Rages On  Washington, D.C. – More than 1,000 federal wildland firefighters will spend this holiday season far from home fighting one of the largest wildfires in the history of the United States.  The Thomas Fire, the largest wildfire in…