Featured News ArticleNFFE'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
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...
Legal Eagle, January 2017 Edition
Friday, February 3, 2017 (National Federation of Federal Employees)
$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.
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.
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.
What Disengaged Employees Would Say to the Boss (If They Could Be Honest)
Six tips for maintaining a healthy workplace culture.
VA Secretary Says Department Is Working Closely With Congress on Firing Bill
Senate committee makes accountability a top priority.
Can Mexico Block Trumpâ€™s New Deportation Rules?
The administrationâ€™s plan to force undocumented immigrants out of the U.S. largely hinges on Americaâ€™s increasingly tense relationship with its southern neighbor.
Lawmaker Would Curb Excess Deliveries of Federal Register on the Hill
CBO says bill would save $1 million annually.