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  • Most Federal Employees Finally Get Pay Adjustment for 2019 “The way OPM has handled the 2019 pay adjustment for federal employees has been a disaster,” said President Erwin. “NFFE is going to continue to push OPM to expedite the processing of pay adjustments for ALL federal employees this year."     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Local 2109 Achieves Incredible Growth by Making Organizing a Priority Every Day “Due to the relentless organizing efforts of the union representatives and members, Local 2109’s growth was the second largest for all NFFE locals across the country,” said NFFE National President, Randy Erwin.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE FSC Vice President (CCC's) Beverly Tobin Ford Speaks at 2019 IAM Women’s Conference NFFE FSC Vice President (CCC's) Beverly Tobin Ford Speaks at 2019 IAM Women’s Conference NFFE’s own, Beverly “Bev” Tobin Ford, was a featured inspirational speaker headlining in a room full of activists and academics. Bev offered a rare insight into her life as a fighter for equality and opportunity.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE's Battle to Defend Executive Order Injunction Continues NFFE's Battle to Defend Executive Order Injunction Continues On April 4, 2019 NFFE-IAM attorneys attended oral arguments at the federal appeals court for the District of Columbia where a panel of three judges considered the government’s challenge to the union’s winning lawsuit against the Trump administration     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • On President's To-Do List: Combine Leave, and Hire a Wrecking Ball to Break Up OPM On President's To-Do List: Combine Leave, and Hire a Wrecking Ball to Break Up OPM “Without a legitimate business case or a researched plan of any kind, it is reasonable to assume that the Administration’s only goal is to dissolve an agency that provides some level of consistency and transparency within the nonpolitical ranks of government,” stated NFFE Executive Director...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Pushes for Pay Raise Order, Finally Arrives After an unusually long wait, President Trump finally issued an executive order to implement the 2019 pay increase for federal workers which provides a 1.4% across-the-board increase and a .5% increase to locality pay areas.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Wins Arbitration at Letterkenny Army Depot Over Shift Selection and Seniority Without NFFE’s willingness to hold the Agency accountable for its Contract violations, workers’ rights would be violated without recourse.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Local 1904 Uses Multiple Strategies to Maintain Status as Fastest Growing NFFE Local Local 1904’s steady approach to building membership over the last two years has made the lodge – comprised of NFFE-IAM members who work as medical professionals at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in New Orleans - NFFE’s fastest growing Local in 2017 and 2018     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Register today! NFFE-IAM 2019 Legislative Conference May 6th to 8th in Washington, D.C. The clock is ticking to register for the 2019 NFFE-IAM Legislative Conference beginning Monday, May 6th and closing in the evening on May 8th. The conference is hosted at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20001.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Need Money for College? Scholarships Available for NFFE-IAM Members Only Below you fill find two scholarships (range $1,000 - $5,000) available for eligible NFFE-IAM members, federal employees, and their families. Both scholarships are administered through the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA).     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Litigation Round-Up NFFE-IAM is leading the fight for federal workers in three, distinct lawsuits. Read on to learn the latest on each lawsuit, and how NFFE-IAM members can participate.     From the NFFE National Legal Department        more...  
  • Lisa Foust of NFFE Local 178 (Aberdeen, MD) Appointed to NFFE’s National Executive Committee The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is proud to announce that Lisa Foust, president of NFFE Local 178 has been appointed as a member of NFFE’s National Executive Committee (NEC).     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Legislative Week May 5th to 10th in Washington, DC Join NFFE and the IAM for Legislative Week 2019 running from May 5th until May 10th.  It’s the time of the year when the hallowed halls of Congress need to hear from NFFE members.  Mark your calendars and start your airfare searches.  For more information, see the ... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Persistence in Congress Lands 2019 Pay Increase The 1.9% represents a 1.4% across the board increase and a .5% increase to locality pay areas. This pay increase is retroactive to the beginning of the calendar year.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Senate Majority Leader Fights Against Another Shutdown, Pushes for Agreement with House Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) strongly urged the Senate and House to come to an agreement on funding before the current Continuing Resolution runs out on February 15th.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Supports and House Passes 2.6% Increase for Feds in 2019 NFFE worked closely with Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) to get a bill passed through the House quickly this week that affords federal workers a 2.6% annual increase, topping the 1.9% increase passed by the Senate last year but died at the end of the congress.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Join the NFFE FLSA Lawsuit Now! NFFE-IAM has joined forces with Snider & Associates, LLC, and several other Unions to file a collective action lawsuit against the federal government based upon its failure to pay minimum wage and/or overtime to excepted employees who are working through the shutdown.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Notice of Additional Resources and General Guidance for Shutdown Impacted Employees We have been working to locate resources to assist those members affected by this shutdown. While resources may vary by locality, please see inside for various resources available for our members in need.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • #StopTheShutdown Get Involved! Things You Can Do Today We are not stopping until the shutdown is over. Even if you’re not furloughed or directly affected by the shutdown, get involved and stand up for your fellow NFFE members! Here’s how you can help:     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown Rally: Take Me Back to Work! Please join federal and DC workers at 12 noon in front of Nationals Park (1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003) on Thursday (1/17/19) for a rally protesting Senate Republicans' planned retreat at the stadium.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Leads the Fight for Feds at Rallies, on Capitol Hill, and in Media Across the World NFFE co-chaired and organized the largest rally of federal workers ever to appear at AFL-CIO headquarters and then led a march to the White House on Thursday, January 10, 2019.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Federal Worker Rally and March to the White House Please join NFFE and its federal labor partners this Thursday (Jan. 10th) for a noontime rally and march to the White House to stop the government shutdown. Federal workers will speak about how the shutdown affects federal workers, their families, their agencies, and the American people.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown Update: NFFE to Rally with Labor on Thursday at White House to End Shutdown NFFE is organizing and co-chairing a federal workers rally scheduled for Thursday, January 10th to protest the continuing shutdown and resulting furloughs that are financially hurting over a half million federal employees and families.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • President Erwin Discusses Shutdown Impact on CNN NFFE National President Randy Erwin appeared on CNN's New Day Weekend to discuss the effects of a government shutdown and furlough on federal employees and their families, especially during the holiday season.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown Update - Congress Leaves for Holidays With the Senate going into recess yesterday after no sign of agreement between the House and Senate to end the shutdown, the next possible day for a resolution is Thursday. From the looks of things, it ain’t going well.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown Begins at Midnight Friday - What Members Need to Know With the failure of the Congress and White House to agree on a funding measure today, the current Continuing Resolution expires at midnight, effectively closing several Cabinet agencies and independent agencies. Departments affected include USDA, Interior, HUD, State (although NPC may still...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown-averting Discussions Break Down If House GOP leaders find a way to fund both endeavors in the CR, the question remains, will a “loaded” CR pass the full House and then survive a vote in the Senate. And, all of this must be done before late Friday night to beat the furlough that kicks in on Saturday morning.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Tell Congress: No Shutdown! Do your job! Since 2011, federal workers have sacrificed upwards of $200 billion toward deficit reduction, mostly through years of pay freezes and pension cuts. Government employees have also experienced furlough days and job insecurity in recent years—including the 2013 government shutdown that cost...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Member Update: Shutdown Threat Pushed Back to Dec. 21st Agencies with full 2019 funding do not have to worry about the Grinch stealing Christmas (VA, Energy, Defense, Labor, HHS, Education) but for agencies still waiting (USDA, Interior, HUD, EPA, DHS, and many small agencies) the threat remains real.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Leaders Chart Nationwide Organizing Plan for 2019 This week, a group of National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) leaders, including national business representatives, National Executive Council (NEC) officers, headquarters staff, organizers, benefits providers, and council representatives, gathered...to forge NFFE’s membership building...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • 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...  
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