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Featured News ArticleACTION ALERT: Stand Up to Corporations Raising FLTCIP Premiums
With Congress imposing countless austerity programs on the federal workforce, the FLTCIP price spike comes at a time when federal employees have already sacrificed $182 billion in the name of federal deficit reduction. Rising healthcare costs are just one of the many reasons Congress and the administration must work to undo austerity’s damage to federal employee living standards and work to close the ballooning pay gap. : : MORE
Convention Delegates and National Candidates Now Available for Review
In just over two weeks, elected delegates from NFFE Locals across the country will descend on sunny Lake Buena Vista, Fla. for NFFE's 50th National Convention. A lot of planning goes into executing a successful convention, and NFFE National Staff have been eagerly preparing for the quadrennial gathering of NFFE-IAM members. Last month, NFFE published the list of proposed bylaw amendments and resolutions. And with all Councils and Locals having submitted the appropriate information, NFFE is able to release the tentative list of delegates attending this year's convention.
NFFE Helps Chart Path Forward at IAM Grand Lodge Convention
Aspirational, well-informed strategic planning is the key to success in any organization. And that is exactly what delegates at the Grand Lodge Convention have been tasked to do this week. Convention delegates were broken out into industry clusters to discuss challenges the Union faces as well as the opportunities presented to grow and strengthen the Machinists Union. Representing NFFE at the IAM Grand Lodge Convention are NFFE National Secretary-Treasurer Randy Erwin, National Business Representative Steve Flory and Local 178 President Lisa Foust.
It is Our Work that Binds Us
Every day men and women go to work to do the things that make our country great. Whether they wear a military uniform, suits or dresses, overalls, scrubs or religious garb, they share a common desire to do their part to make our country, and our world, a better place to live.
Democratic Platform Fails to Advocate for Federal Workforce
While certainly better than the destructive GOP Platform adopted at last week's Republican National Convention, the 2016 Democratic Platform does little in the way for federal employees. It is discouraging that a platform repeatedly referencing federal resources and programs fails to mention supporting the workforce tasked with administering those programs. At a time when federal employees are under constant attack from a hostile Congress, we need real allies ready to stand with us in our fight.
GOP Platform Wrong for Federal Employees
We get nowhere as a country when one political party seeks to take away hard-earned pay and benefits from this nation’s civil servants. At a time when federal employees make 35 percent less than comparable private sector workers, the GOP demands further cuts in salaries and benefits of our VA nurses and doctors, wildland firefighters and the men and women maintaining the readiness of America’s military.
Second Federal Employee Union Endorses Trump for President
Just 5 percent of groupâ€™s membership voted to endorse Hillary Clinton.
Federal Agencies Once Again Prepare For A Possible Government Shutdown
Fiscal 2017 starts Saturday; the Senate is expected to vote Tuesday on a short-term CR before sending it to the House.
A Primer on Clinton and Trumpâ€™s Management Styles, Before the First Debate
Government Executiveâ€™s profiles of the presidential candidates explore how they would lead the vast federal bureaucracy.
When The Public Wants Information, Resistance Is Futile
Ignoring problems won't make them go away.