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Last week in Hollywood, Maryland, 39 NFFE/IAM members from across the country received state-of-the-art training at the William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center as part of the Federal Basic course administered by NFFE and IAM staff.

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NFFE's Newest Leaders Receive State-of-the-Art Training at Union Education Center
Last week in Hollywood, Maryland, 39 NFFE/IAM members from across the country received state-of-the-art training at the William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center as part of the Federal Basic course administered by NFFE and IAM staff.   : : MORE

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DoD Brings Changes to RIF Procedures
Many NFFE DOD Locals have received the attached letter Policy and Procedures for Reduction in Force in the Civilian Workforce. The policy is dated January 19, though you probably received it later. It was issued as a result of a change in law contained in the National Defense...
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Feb 10, 2017

Legal Eagle, January 2017 Edition
Friday, February 3, 2017 (National Federation of Federal Employees)
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Feb 3, 2017

$65,000 Settlement for Night Differential Pay to NFFE Members
At the end of 2013, President Elaine Downing of Local 2152 informed the NFFE National Office that Bureau of Land Management that some BLM-CA workers were being denied appropriate night differential pay while on fire incidents. In July 2015, Local 2152 filed a grievance on behalf of all BLM-CA bargaining unit employees. In the summer of 2016, the BLM opened settlement discussions with NFFE and in October 2016, Local 2152 accepted a settlement offer of $65,000.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Jan 12, 2017

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Press Releases

House Panel Struggles with Official Time
The House Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity held a hearing on the federal government’s tracking and use of Official Time, a provision in the law that allows federal employees to promote efficiency, safety, and cost-saving measures to management through the representation of rank-and file workers who normally may not have a voice.
Press Release  ·  Feb 16, 2017

Parental Leave Act Comes to Term with Families
Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) praises U.S. Representatives Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) for introducing the Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act of 2017. If passed, the measure will provide federal employees with six weeks of leave in connection with the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child.
Press Release  ·  Feb 10, 2017

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News Feeds

What Disengaged Employees Would Say to the Boss (If They Could Be Honest)
Six tips for maintaining a healthy workplace culture.
News Item  ·  Govexec  ·  Feb 23, 2017_  right

VA Secretary Says Department Is Working Closely With Congress on Firing Bill
Senate committee makes accountability a top priority.
News Item  ·  Govexec  ·  Feb 23, 2017_  right

Can Mexico Block Trump’s New Deportation Rules?
The administration’s plan to force undocumented immigrants out of the U.S. largely hinges on America’s increasingly tense relationship with its southern neighbor.
News Item  ·  Govexec  ·  Feb 23, 2017_  right

Lawmaker Would Curb Excess Deliveries of Federal Register on the Hill
CBO says bill would save $1 million annually.
News Item  ·  Govexec  ·  Feb 23, 2017_  right

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