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  • NFFE Swings Hard at Federal Salary Council Attempt to Blur Pay Gap On Tuesday November 13, the Federal Salary Council (FSC) of the Office of Personnel Management held a public hearing to debate, among other issues related to federal pay, whether to change federal-private pay gap calculations to include “total compensation” rather than a focus on salary level.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Veterans Day Message from NFFE National President Randy Erwin This Sunday is Veterans Day. It gives me great pride to recognize and honor the millions of men and women who have selflessly answered the call to serve in our nation’s armed forces.     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • Exercise Your Right to Vote! The most important midterm election of our lifetime is just days away. On Tuesday, Nov. 6th (or earlier if your state allows it), I hope you will join me in exercising your constitutional right to vote. This election cycle, all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and 35 of 100 seats in...     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • Government Request for Expedited Appeal Denied “We believe the Judges made the right decision in denying the Government's request to cut to the front of the line with the briefing schedule,” stated Suzanne Summerlin, NFFE Associate General Counsel.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Voter Registration Deadline With Election Day two weeks away, NFFE wants to ensure that all our members are registered to vote. Inside you will find a chart listing the remaining states where registration deadlines have not passed.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Local 12 Membership Hosts Appreciation Cookout Local President Carmella Thomas remarked, “It’s great to come together and spend some time outside of work getting to know each other’s families and relaxing a bit. We’re so grateful to our members who not only do a great job in their demanding positions every day, but then find the time...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • President Erwin Huddles with House Leadership to Set 2019 Congressional Agenda for Federal Employees National President Randy Erwin met with House Democratic leadership to discuss the 2019 congressional agenda to advance the interests of federal employees and unions.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Down to the Last Few Minutes to Sign a Continuing Resolution…Once Again The President is expected to sign an appropriation “minibus” bill that includes a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the rest of government until December 7.  If the President does not sign the bill before Monday, the government will go into a lapse in funding (i.e., a partial... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • FEHB Rates Tick Up for 2019 Beginning November 12 through December 10, 2018, federal employees and retirees will have access to the annual Open Season for health insurance, dental and vision insurance in which they can review current plans, make changes, and in enroll in coverage.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • New Legal Benefit for NFFE Members! As part of the goal to provide additional benefits for members, NFFE has secured an agreement with the Harris Federal Law Firm to provide NFFE members with discounted legal services for federal disability claims.  Based in Lexington, Kentucky, Harris Federal Law Firm operates a nationwide... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Congratulations to the August Organizing Award Winners A big congratulations goes out to NFFE Locals CE 3, FL 2109, FL1953, FL 1887, FL 2153 and FL 1865     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • Call, then Send a Letter to Congress: No Pay Freeze! After President Trump ordered a pay freeze for FY 2019—and then said he needed more time to think about it—two groups of House lawmakers sent two separate letters demanding that Trump support a 1.9% pay increase for federal employees in FY 2019.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Labor Day 2018 | Message to all NFFE Members, Family and Friends “They remind us that where free unions and collective bargaining are forbidden, freedom is lost. They remind us that freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. You and I must protect and preserve freedom here or it will not be passed on to our children.”     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • NFFE Statement on OPM Executive Order Guidance “I am glad that OPM is taking immediate actions to ensure that agencies fully comply with Judge Brown Jackson’s order,” stated Randy Erwin, NFFE National President. “These executive orders were a clear violation of the law..."     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Help Needed for Families of Letterkenny Explosion Victims Please support the members and the families of those involved in the fatal explosion that occurred at Letterkenny Army Depot last month.     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • Congratulations to the July Organizing Award Winners A big congratulations goes out to NFFE Locals FL 1431, FL 1904, FL 919, FL 2096 and FL 1031. These are NFFE’s fastest growing locals for July.     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • Federal Workers Speak: Kim Valadez, President FL1 In direct response to the false narratives and attacks by the White House on America's unionized workforce, NFFE-IAM members are using their voices to speak the truth.     IAMAW        more...  
  • Federal Workers Speak: Kevin Mitchell, President FL1150 (VIDEO) As the White House wages war against unionized federal workers, NFFE-IAM members are fighting back by sharing their stories about labor’s pride, power and patriotism.     IAMAW        more...  
  • NFFE and IAM Fighting to Save Hundreds of Red River Army Depot Jobs NFFE and IAM represent approximately 2,200 employees at RRAD. IAM Local 1243 represents federal contract employees and NFFE-IAM Local 2189 represents federal term employees.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Family Members Matthew Kopp and Autumn Liles Awarded 2018 Richard N. Brown Memorial Scholarship NFFE is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 NFFE Richard N. Brown Memorial Scholarship. An award made possible thanks to the help of the Federal Employee and Education Assistance Fund (FEEA).     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Wear Red to Support Federal Employees (#RedForFeds) on Wednesday, July 25th! This Wednesday, July 25th, federal employees across the country are asked to wear red in a nation-wide act of solidarity. Federal workers are standing up for their rights, including the right to legitimate representation, due process, and a meaningful voice in the workplace. The #RedForFeds event...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Congress Unleashes on Feds: Pay Increase Denied; Weakens Due Process, Protections Against Political Corruption It was quite a week for federal employees on Capitol Hill. In summary, the House voted to not increase pay for FY 2019, and a government oversight committee approved bills that weaken protections against political corruption in the executive branch and at the Merit Systems Protection Board...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Correctional Employees Ratify Contract and Win Big On top of a 17.5% wage increase over the life of the contract, employees covered under the contract have won a new paid time off (PTO) system as well as a commitment from GEO Group to seek out vendors for better quality uniforms.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Work on Federal Salary Council Leads to Proposed Rule to Help 62,000 Federal Employees “NFFE is proud to have recommended these changes to the pay areas which helps our members and improves the local economies in which they live and work,” said NFFE National President Randy Erwin.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Congratulations to the June Organizing Award Winners We are fighting to protect federal workers from the onslaught of attacks to pay, benefits, jobs, and workplace protections that have been coming fast and furious in recent months. It is only dues-paying members that provide the resources to do so.     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • Happy 4th of July! Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. On this day 242 years ago, the Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were free of British rule and will govern themselves.     From the Desk of NFFE National President Erwin        more...  
  • NFFE Congratulates Brother Mike Gropman The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is pleased to announce that one of our valued members, Mike Gropman, was the recent recipient of the Sturdivant award, a prestigious honor in the labor community.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Wins Overwhelmingly at Billings VA Clinic Professional employees at the Billings, Montana VA Health Care Center recently voted overwhelmingly to have NFFE as their exclusive representative. Eighty percent of the voters chose NFFE...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Local 1031 Celebrates 70th Anniversary The union was formed after the end of World War II when many veterans came home from the war and sought employment with the federal government. These returned veterans quickly realized they needed to have a voice in the workplace and so FL 1031 was chartered.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Introducing NFFE Assistant General Counsel Renee Mantone Catalano NFFE’s legal department became stronger and more robust in August of 2015 when it welcomed Assistant General Counsel Renee Mantone Catalano.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • President Trump’s Union Busting Executive Orders: What You Need To Know Last week, President Donald Trump issued three Executive Orders aimed at degrading the rights of federal sector employees. Click inside to learn some of the major take-aways.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • FL 2152 Wins Big with BLM Organizing Campaign in California Over the years, NFFE has continuously worked at organizing all BLM employees in California. After an agency re-organization almost 20 years ago, then a NFFE local merger about 15 years ago, there remained one group of Northern California BLM professional employees left without representation....     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Fights OPM Attempt to Poison 2019 NDAA; VA Privatization Bill Flies through Congress NFFE responds to OPM letter to House Speaker Ryan requesting billions in cuts to federal worker retirement for inclusion within the 2019 NDAA; Congress moved quickly to pass the VA MISSION Act, a $55 billion so-called reform bill.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
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