As a citizen of the United States of America, you have the right to seek help from your elected representatives in addressing your concerns -- including policies that affect your conditions of employment as a federal employee. You may contact your Congressional representatives on
such matters as long as you are on your own time, use your personal phone/computer, and
make it clear you are contacting them as a citizen and not speaking on behalf of the agency.
For further information regarding your right to petition the government, click here.
Write to your Representatives and Senators
Use the links below to draft a letter to your congressional representatives.
1) Tell Congress to Protect Federal Workers' 'Official Time'
2) Hands Off Federal Workers' Rights,
Say No to the PAGE Act
3) Tell Congress to Protect the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Use ResistBot to fax a letter to your
congressional representatives from your cell phone.
1) Text "resist" to 50409
2) Enter your name and zip code
3) Enter the text you want to send to your representatives. (i.e. "Vote 'no' on H.R. 1364")
4) Follow the prompts to let your voice be heard in Congress
Active Action Alerts
-Official Time Position Paper: HR 1364 Official Time Reform Act
|-Federal Workforce Reduction
Talking Points Memo|
-Changes in RIF Procedures
Paid Parental Leave
-Paid Parental Leave Position Paper: H.R. 1022
-NFFE PPLA Press Release 2/10/17
-VET Protection Act/VA Accountability First Act Position Paper: H.R. 1461/H.R. 1259
-Press Release: Veteran's Are Not Political Pawns
Want to see where your elected representatives stand on the issues that matter to America's middle class? Interested in finding out whether they have YOUR best interests in mind? Use this handy interactive map to find your elected officials and see if they are a friend of working families.
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