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NFFE Continues Fight Against Air Traffic Control Privatization
The National Federation of Federal Employees is continuing to work diligently in our ongoing effort to ensure that the U.S. Air Traffic Control system remains to be operated solely for the public’s benefit and safety, not for the benefit of wealthy airline CEOs that will operate a privatized system.   : : MORE

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Urged by NFFE, Threatening Provisions Removed from FY18 NDAA
NFFE and our coalition partners have claimed a victory in combatting proposed legislation that would strip federal employees of their rights and benefits. We successfully urged the removal of language and provisions from the Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that posed a threat to federal employees.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Jul 17, 2017

July 18th is National Call-in Day to say No to Cuts to Mandatory Spending and Federal Benefits
NFFE is urging all union members to participate in National Call-in Day, tomorrow July 18th, in order to fight President Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget. The budget is still being negotiated, so it is important now more than ever that you call your House Representative to voice your opposition to the proposed cuts to mandatory spending and federal benefits in the FY18 Budget.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Jul 17, 2017

Koch Brothers Aim to Strip Protections from Federal Employees Starting with the VA, Then at All Government Agencies
Billionaire brothers Charles and David H. Koch are using their network of conservative organizations to push for legislation that strips essential protections for federal employees in an attempt to disrupt the federal government. The passing of the “Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017” was a damaging first step in their vision of eradicating the layers of protections awarded to hard-working federal civil servants.
News Item  ·  National Federation of Federal Employees  ·  Jul 10, 2017

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NFFE Strongly Opposes the Dangerous and Profiteering AIRR Act that Would Privatize Air Traffic Control and Air Travel Safety
Today, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) strongly opposes the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform & Reauthorization Act (AIRR Act), which is scheduled for committee mark-up on Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives. Currently, air traffic control and air travel safety fall under the authority of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); however, the AIRR Act will remove this function from the FAA and give it to a private organization controlled by airlines and the aviation industry, raising serious concerns among accountability and safety advocates.
Press Release  ·  Jun 22, 2017

NFFE Responds to Congress Passing VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act: “Weakening Employee Protections Will Not Make the VA More Accountable”
Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the misleadingly-titled “Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017” (S. 1094), which passed the Senate last week. The bill is expected to be signed by President Donald Trump in the coming days.
Press Release  ·  Jun 14, 2017

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