February 7, 2023
Today, NFFE endorses the Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act. If passed, the bill would guarantee 12 weeks of paid family leave for federal employees in all instances covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
January 31, 2023
Write to your Representative to urge them to vote "no" on the "Show Up" Act.
January 26, 2023
Today, NFFE applauds the introduction of the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act of 2023. The legislation, introduced by Representative Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) would provide an 8.7% pay increase for federal employees next year.
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.