A vote is expected on the floor of the House, that if passed, would create a minimum two-year probationary period for new federal employees.

News Articles

House Pubs Look to Expand Failing VA Workforce Law
NFFE is working with its coalition partners to stop an effort by a small group of anti-civil service House Republicans to expand the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Act to the rest of the government.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Nov 21, 2017

NFFE Fights Against Extended Probation Bill in the House
H.R. 4182, the “Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act of 2017,” requires a minimum two-year probationary period for new hires with the probation period clock starting after “formal training” programs or upon completion of a required professional license or certificate.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Nov 21, 2017

Veterans: NFFE Thanks You For Your Service
Saturday, November 11th is Veterans Day, a day to honor military veterans and to acknowledge and show appreciation for the tremendous sacrifice that our cherished veterans have made in service to our country. This is an important time to take a moment to say ‘thank you’ to the veterans in...
News Item  ·  From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin  ·  Nov 9, 2017


Press Releases

Time Running Out to Save Job Corps Centers
“Now is the time to act to convince Job Corps to keep the Golconda center open and stop future closures,” Erwin continued. “We encourage everyone who values job training and opportunities for America’s most vulnerable youth to take a stand today.
Press Release  ·  Oct 3, 2017

NFFE, America’s First Federal Employee Union, Celebrates 100 Years Fighting for Federal Employees
This week, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), America’s first civil service federal employee union, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. NFFE was founded on September 17, 1917.
Press Release  ·  Sep 19, 2017