NFFE Accepts the 2019 Reuther/Chavez Workers’ Rights Award on Behalf of Federal Workers
On June 18, 2019, NFFE received the 2019 Reuther/Chavez Workers’ Rights award on behalf of federal employees at the 72nd Annual American’s for Democratic Action (ADA) Awards Reception. NFFE National President Randy Erwin attended the event and accepted the award. ADA also honored Mazie Hirono, U.S. Senator from Hawaii, and Nan Aron, founder and president of Alliance for Justice, for public service and lifetime achievement, respectively.
“I would like to thank ADA for bestowing this award on America’s 2 million dedicated and talented federal employees,” said President Erwin in his address. “I also thank ADA for choosing the National Federation of Federal Employees, America’s first federal employee union, and proud affiliate of the Machinists Union and AFL-CIO, to receive this award on behalf of federal workers everywhere.”
In his address, President Erwin discussed the amazing work performed by federal employees throughout the country. “I must tell you, I am in awe of the tremendous work that federal employees perform for this country every day,” said Erwin.